The Network Time Protocol (NTP) integration is enabled by default and reports the time offset from an ntp server every 15 minutes. When the local agent’s time is more than 15 seconds off from the StackState service and the other hosts that you are monitoring, you may experience:
No installation steps are required for this integration.
The ntp check is enabled by default. If you would like to make any changes to the configuration, move
ntp.yaml and edit:
init_config: instances: - offset_threshold: 60
Restart the agent
host(Optional) - Host name of alternate ntp server, for example
port(Optional) - What port to use
version(Optional) - ntp version
timeout(Optional) - Response timeout
To validate your installation and configuration, restart the agent and execute the info command. The output should contain a section similar to the following:
Checks ====== [...] ntp ----- - instance #0 [OK] - Collected 1 metric & 0 events
|The time difference between the local clock and the NTP reference clock.|
shown as second
No events are included with this integration.