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CentOS Linux install and configure NTP to synchronize the system clock

Q. How do I install and configure NTP under CentOS Linux 5 server to synchronize the system clock? A. You can easily install NTP (Network Time Protocol, a means of transmitting time signals over a computer network) using yum command under Redhat or CentOS/Fedora core Linux. Procedure Login as the root user Type the following command to install ntp # …

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Fixing time drift in the servers (syncing with time servers)

Sometimes the clock in the system may shows some drift ( lagging or leading) in time.  We can fix this by adjusting the tick rate in the server. 1. Compare the system time with that of any timeserver. You can use any of  the following command for this. rdate -p rdate.cpanel.net ;date OR rdate -p rdate.darkorb.net ;date Here rdate prints …

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