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 using ntp. Configurations is simple just follow some steps.

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

That is it


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