RDATE

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
HISTORY

NAME

rdate − get the time via the network

SYNOPSIS

rdate [−p] [−s] [host...]

DESCRIPTION

rdate connects to an RFC 868 time server over a TCP/IP network, printing the returned time and/or setting the system clock.

OPTIONS

−p

Print the time returned by the remote machine.

−s

Set the system time to the returned time.

HISTORY

2000-02-04 Elliot Lee <sopwith@redhat.com>

Wrote it (previous incarnation had license problems, all 200 lines of it).