Adding NTP Time Server
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Submitted on: 2008-04-26 21:26:48
Submitted By: Devesh Khanna
Description: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.
* SSH into your machine to goto the console. Become the user root.
* Backup your current ntp.conf file - 'cp /etc/ntp.conf /etc/ntp.conf.ORIG'
* Edit your ntp.conf file - 'vi /etc/ntp.conf' More detail...