Adding NTP Time Server

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Adding NTP Time Server

Adding a time server is very easy and only requires modification of two files. Lets begin.
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  • Category: Linux/Networking

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-26 21:26:48

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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his was written and done on a Redhat ES4 and Cent OS machine but is a general guide and should apply to most Linux distribution types.

Syncing your Linux Server with an NTP Time Server

Adding a time server is very easy and only requires modification of two files. Lets begin.

Step 1

* SSH into your machine to goto the console. Become the user root.

Step 2

* Backup your current ntp.conf file - 'cp /etc/ntp.conf /etc/ntp.conf.ORIG'

Step 3

* Edit your ntp.conf file - 'vi /etc/ntp.conf'    More detail...

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