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Re: NTP Configuration.


If you open # vim /etc/ntp.conf file then you can see bellow section :

# Use public servers from the pool.ntp.org project.
# Please consider joining the pool (http://www.pool.ntp.org/join.html).
server 0.centos.pool.ntp.org
server 1.centos.pool.ntp.org
server 2.centos.pool.ntp.org

now need to put ntp server there to sync with client machine

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:52 PM, Kaydo <kaydo rice edu> wrote:

> Howdy Everyone,
> I'm new to RHREL 5.4 and am trying to setup an NTP server on my network.
> I've done lots of googling and man page reading, but I'm still a bit
> confused on a few things.
> 1.  Do I need to have a step-tickers file?  If so, why?
> 2.  When I configure my client RHEL machines to access my NTP server, is it
> better to run ntpd or use ntpdate in a cron job?  I've seen articles with
> people using both methods so I'm not sure which is better.
> 3.  My ntp.conf file has a line that says "restrict default kod nomodify
> notrap no peer noquery".  Do I still need to have separate restrict lines
> for each of my server entries or will that one line cover all of them?  Eg.
> restrict ntp.server.org   mask nomodify notrap noquery
> Thanks guys.
> - Kaydo
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Amit Maheshwari
Linux System Administrator
New Delhi, INDIA
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