[mrtg] Re: Time warp errors

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Thu Jan 24 01:49:00 MET 2002

Karyn Williams wrote:
> Solaris 8. MRTG 2.9.10 has been running fine for most of a year on this
> box. Got this error couple of days ago. No change was made to the date or
> time on the server.
> Your "cron" job on muse
> /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/mrtg /usr/local/apache/htdocs/network/mrtg/cfgs/mrtg.cfg
> produced the following output:
> Rateup ERROR: /usr/local/mrtg-2/bin/rateup found that 6505_28's log file
> time of 1011308404 was greater than now (1011307503)
> ERROR: Let's not do the time warp, again. Logfile unchanged.
followed by more similar errors.

This is about 15 minutes... quite a lot.  May I assume that "6505"
stands for "cisco 6505" ?  If so, you should check the time on the
router, not only on the sun.

Also, how can you be sure the time didn't warp.  You do not run NTP?

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