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NAME ^

Net::NTPTime - Retrieve NTP and UNIX timestamp (unsigned integer) from an NTP server.

SYNOPSIS ^

        use Net::NTPTime;
        
        my $unix_time = get_unix_time;
        
        my $unix_time = get_unix_time('ntp.server.com');
        
        my $ntp_time = get_ntp_time;
        
        my $ntp_time = get_ntp_time('ntp.server.com');

DESCRIPTION ^

Retrieves timestamps in NTP and UNIX formats from an NTP server.

METHODS ^

get_unix_time(OPTIONAL_NTP_SERVER)

Returns an integer timestamp indicating the number of elapsed seconds since 00:00 01-JAN-1970. You may include a specific NTP server to ping, or a default server will be used.

get_ntp_time(OPTIONAL_NTP_SERVER)

Returns an integer timestamp indicating the number of elapsed seconds since 00:00 01-JAN-1900. You may include a specific NTP server to ping, or a default server will be used.

The real credit goes to Tim Hogard for writing the code to do this. Thanks! ^

AUTHOR, COPYRIGHT, and LICENSE ^

Copyright(C) 2009, phatWares, USA. All rights reserved.

Permission is granted to use this software under the same terms as Perl itself. Refer to the Perl Artistic license for details.

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