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Synchronize your penguins’ date and time via ntp

NTP stands for Network Time Protocol and it is used to synchronize clocks of computers. All linux boxes in our company sync their clock via time.apple.com using ntp. Configurations is simple just follow some steps.

  1. Edit /etc/ntp.conf and add
    restrict time.apple.com mask 255.255.255.255 nomodify notrap noquery
    server time.apple.com
  2. Edit /etc/ntp/step-tickers and add
    time.apple.com
  3. Restart ntpd and make sure it is on the startup
    service ntpd restart
    chkconfig ntpd on

That is it