1. NAME

ntpdate-debian - set the date and time via NTP

2. SYNOPSIS

ntpdate-debian [  -bBdoqsuv  ] [  -a key  ] [  -e authdelay  ] [  -k keyfile  ] [  -o version  ] [  -p samples  ] [  -t timeout  ]

3. DESCRIPTION

ntpdate-debian is identical to

R ntpdate (8) except that it uses the configuration in /etc/default/ntpdate by default.

ntpdate sets the local date and time by polling Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers.