Hi, i have three nodes vertica cluster, i want to confirm confirm why i am getting a lot of "Clock Skewed" alerts on vertica management console. is it related to the NTP or something else,
The network time protocol (NTP) daemon must be running on all of the hosts in the cluster so that their clocks are synchronized. The spread daemon relies on all of the nodes to have their clocks synchronized for timing purposes.
MC monitor's the clock skew among the hosts and will warn you if a problem emerges, so that you can adjust the clock accordingly.
There are two types of the clock skew that are important to MC and Vertica:
The file /opt/vconsole/config/console.properties stores the management console's configurable parameters. There are three pertinent parameters for the clock skew check:
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