Wednesday, February 5, 2014

NTP client setup on RHEL 6

Run the following command and edit the ntp.conf for setup NTP client on RHEL 6
1. RUN ntpdate to check the connectivity between the client and NTP server
ntpdate –q “server IP”
2. Backup the ntp.conf file
cp /etc/ntp.conf /etc/
3. Edit the ntp.conf
vi /etc/ntp.conf
Make sure the following line exists:
4. Restart the ntpd and
/etc/init.d/ntpd stop
/etc/init.d/ntpd start
chkconfig ntpd on
5.  Check the ntp client is it running well (wait for 15 mins before check)
tail /var/log/messages
netstat –tlunp | grep ntp
ntpstat –c peers
ntpq –p
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