193553Re: clock problem and postfix behaviour
- Mar 1, 2006*Chop*
> I'm wondering if I could have done something differently to avoid thisYes. You could have run ntpd before the fiasco happened.
> problem, but I don't have the answer for now. Any idea ?
> Or maybe something in Postfix could be implemented to avoid this annoyingKeeping accurate time is the system's responsibility, not the mail
> behaviour ? I imagine it's not the first time that this problem occurs, and
> it certainly won't be the last time ! After a power loss, we don't have to
> time to read the whole Postfix manual, so I think it will be better if
> Postfix could handle this problem automatically whatever the admin mistakes !
servers. If you computer has a defective system clock or suffers with
serious clock drifts, you _should_ install ntpd. In your case you should
use a combination of ntpdate and ntpd at startup.
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