Computer Tips - See the time on an NTP server

Date: 2020oct8 OS: Linux Q. See the time on an NTP server A. Use the ntpdate command with -q (query only) option
ntpdate -q <ntp-server>
Examples:
ntpdate -q time.windows.com ntpdate -q time.nist.gov ntpdate -q ntp.torix.ca ntpdate -q 0.fedora.pool.ntp.org
Example reply:
$ ntpdate -q time.nist.gov server 132.163.97.1, stratum 1, offset +0.004709, delay 0.08318 8 Oct 16:22:38 ntpdate[109076]: adjust time server 132.163.97.1 offset +0.004709 sec
Its interesting to see the stratum. 1 its the closest to the truth.