RDATE(1M) Maintenance Commands RDATE(1M)


NAME


rdate - set system date from a remote host

SYNOPSIS


rdate hostname


DESCRIPTION


rdate sets the local date and time from the hostname given as an
argument. You must have the authorization solaris.system.date on the
local system. Typically, rdate is used in a startup script.


rdate requests are responded to by the "time" service on the specified
host. To enable the "time" service, use the following commands:

svcadm enable time:stream
svcadm enable time:dgram


USAGE


The rdate command is IPv6-enabled. See ip6(7P).

SEE ALSO


inetd(1M), inetd.conf(4), attributes(5), ip6(7P)


March 16, 2006 RDATE(1M)