I'm trying to synchronize a DTSS server to external NTP time provider.
I get the following error, and I don't know what it means.
Could it be that the skew is greater than the error tolerance?

$ TYPE SYS$SYSROOT:[SYSMGR]dtss$ntp_tp.log

[skip]
%DTSS-I-INISYNC, Sync #10, 2008-05-02-13:10:42.189+01:00I0.194 ID: 1821747999
%DTSS-I-NTP, NTP time 10.10.10.1: 2008-05-02-12:13:14.757I1.171
-DTSS-I-SKEW, Skew 2008-05-02-12:10:42.193I0.194: -0-00:02:32.564I1.364

!!!!!!!!! DTSS: EXTERNAL TIME SOURCE IS FAULTY !!!!!!!!!
The external time did not validate
Synchronization Count: 10
Error Tolerance: 30
System Time: 2008-05-02-12:10:42.193I0.194
External Device Time: 2008-05-02-12:13:14.757I1.171

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
%DTSS-S-DONE, Sync complete, 2008-05-02-13:10:42.200+01:00I0.194
$

Some setup details are below.
My NTP server is on FBSD box on the same local net (10.10.10.1).
It's setup as UK, i.e. GMT+BST(british summer time):

% date
Fri 2 May 2008 13:05:16 BST
%

I setup each node in the VMS cluster to be also GMT+BST:

$ SHOW LOGICAL *time*

(LNM$SYSTEM_TABLE)

"SYS$LOCALTIME" = "SYS$SYSROOT:[SYS$ZONEINFO.SYSTEM]GB."
"SYS$TIMEZONE_DAYLIGHT_SAVING" = "1"
"SYS$TIMEZONE_DIFFERENTIAL" = "3600"
"SYS$TIMEZONE_NAME" = "BST"
"SYS$TIMEZONE_RULE" = "GMT0BST-1,M3.5.0/01,M10.4.0/02"


many thanks
anton

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