[sf-perl] remote host time

Richard Reina gatorreina at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 11:38:43 PDT 2008

Yes the remote hosts are running ntpd. I have a basic script that
periodically pings each host and let's me know that everybody is up and
running.  Sometimes ntp on some of the machines runs astray and I wanted to
have that script also tell me the time and date on each machine.

2008/7/5 Andy Lester <andy at petdance.com>:

> On Jul 5, 2008, at 1:11 PM, Richard Reina wrote:
>  Does anyone know how one might go about getting the date and time of a
>> remote host (on my LAN) from within a perl script assuming that I know the
>> remote machine's ip address?
> The "within a perl script" isn't the important part.  It's knowing how the
> remote host is going to tell you what time it is.  Is it running a time
> service?
> xoa
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