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Timeserver
#1
Signal K can set system time from a connected GPS.

Can OpenPlotter configure a time server so that connected devices can get time updates when not connected to the internet.
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#2
The signal k set system time plugin is already included in openplotter 1.0.0 and connected devices can get time data from SK server. Is this what you need?
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#3
If you are looking to configure an NTP server on your PI, then yes, that can be done. Here's a project that might be a good starting point. https://www.safematix.com/how-to/raspber...erver-gps/
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#4
The Signal K plugin sets the time on the node server.
Is there some way for it to set time on other machines ?

I would like to be able to set time on other onboard computers; Linux, win10. I don’t think Apple I devices can specify the timeserver.

So, like what abarrow linked to, but pre-configured in OpenPlotter.
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(04-22-2019, 11:38 AM)NahanniV Wrote: The Signal K plugin sets the time on the node server.
Is there some way for it to set time on other machines ?

I would like to be able to set time on other onboard computers; Linux, win10. I don’t think Apple I devices can specify the timeserver.

So, like what abarrow linked to, but pre-configured in OpenPlotter.

A NTP server will serve out time information to all devices connected to your wifi onboard.  It's simple thing to set it up using input from a GPS on USB. Having SignalK as input to the NTP server is unfamiliar. 

I have only made NTP servers with USB-GPS  devices. A small server based on a small NanoPi NEO with a USB-GPS is a very simple option which provides an independent NTP server onboard. But one more device which is a minus.


Ole
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#6
Ah ok, now I understand. This should be easier in our case because system time is set every minute by "set system time SK plugin" which is already taken the time from any NMEA 0183/2000 source connected to openplotter. We should just share the system time by the ntp server.

Could anyone who has already done this in openplotter share an example?
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