TIME-3136 - NTP protocol version

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This information is provided as part of the Lynis community project. It is related to Lynis control TIME-3136 and should be considered as-is and without guarantees. Any advice and commands should be tested before implementing them in production environments.

Description

The NTP protocol version is gathered by Lynis as an informational test. Only when Lynis is not being able to detect the version, it will provide a suggestion to check it manually.

How to solve

Check ntpq output to determine the NTP version manually.

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