Problems with kiosk client time... [Solved]

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Problems with kiosk client time... [Solved]

Post#1 by casystems » 02 Aug 2019, 19:20

I have several devices that have nearly 2 minutes time difference on the client kiosk...how often does it attempt to synchronise the time and also what is the threshold at which it determines that the time needs changing?
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Post#2 by fanthom » 02 Aug 2019, 19:41

Hello casystems,

Kiosk syncs the time only once during boot.

Use the parameter below to do it more often, e.g. every 12 hours:

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run_command=(sleep 12h; ntpdate pool.ntp.org; ) &
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Problems with kiosk client time... [Solved]

Post#3 by casystems » 11 Oct 2019, 12:39

actual command need is:

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run_command=( while true; do sleep 12h; ntpdate pool.ntp.org; done; ) &
otherwise, it doesn't repeatedly sync, just once after 12 hours after boot!

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Problems with kiosk client time... [Solved]

Post#4 by fanthom » 11 Oct 2019, 13:22

Trivial mistake on my side ;)

Thanks for fixing it.
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