On Mon, 2014-01-06 at 09:08 +0100, Petr Spacek wrote: > On 23.12.2013 21:57, Simo Sorce wrote: > > On Mon, 2013-12-23 at 12:57 -0700, Jason Becker wrote: > >> Section 188.8.131.52. NTP in the Fedora 18 / 3.1.5 Guide states: > >> > >> "If a server is being installed on a virtual machine, that server *should > >> not* run an NTP server. To disable NTP for FreeIPA, use the > >> *--no-ntp*option." > >> > >> There is no further explanation. > >> > >> I would like to install FreeIPA Server on a vSphere VM where NTP is > >> recommended as part of their timekeeping best practices for Linux guests. > > > > Often happens that VMs do not do very good time keeping, so using a VM > > as the central NTP server is not really advised, you should instead get > > a good source for NTP external to the virtualized environment and you > > that one as the time source for your network. > > > > Of course if your virtualization environment guarantees a good clock, go > > for it. > > > > The recommendation is in the spirit of avoiding issues in the common > > case, that up to the time of the writing was not very good :) > > Would the option --no-ntp-server be better?
I think just the Docs need to be clearer on the VM thing. Simo. -- Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York _______________________________________________ Freeipa-users mailing list Freeipafirstname.lastname@example.org https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users