Enabling NTP daemon on CentOS

Here are the steps to take to enable the Network Time Protocol (NTP) daemon on CentOS. Change the timeserver value to one that is close to you. yum install ntp ntpdate nl.pool.ntp.org service ntpd start chkconfig ntpd on If you encounter the error “no server suitable for synchronization found”, you can use an unprivileged port […]

Network Time Protocol (NTP)

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize the time of a computer client or server to another server or reference time source, such as a radio or satellite receiver or modem. It provides accuracies typically within a millisecond on LANs and up to a few tens of milliseconds on WANs relative to Coordinated […]