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By default, LogicMonitor will attempt an NTP query against all Linux hosts to determine whether their time is synchronized against an NTP server. Proper time synchronization is very important in most data centers, and easy to set up.
Your monitored host should be running NTPd or XNTPd, and be configured to get its time from an NTP server. It should also be configured to allow the collector host to query it via NTP.
Note that the NTP datasources query the devices to which they are applied, not the NTP client, itself. For troubleshooting purposes, this is important to distinguish due to the fact that an NTP client may be functioning properly, but the machine on which it runs may not.
If NTP is correctly configured but the collector still cannot monitor NTP status, a firewall or host based firewall may be the issue. Ensure UDP port 123 is open between the collector and the monitored device.
# path for drift file
#If you wish to impose ntp access restrictions,
#note they need to be done via numeric IP, not by name
#If so, uncomment following lines.
#restrict default ignore
#restrict 127.0.0.1 mask 255.255.255.255
#restrict 22.214.171.124 mask 255.255.255.255
#restrict 126.96.36.199 mask 255.255.255.255
#restrict 188.8.131.52 mask 255.255.255.255
#restrict IP ADDRESS OF LOGICMONITOR COLLECTOR HERE mask 255.255.255.255
For more information about NTP configuration on Linux devices, see this page.