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).
now need to put ntp server there to sync with client machine
On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:52 PM, Kaydo <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 255.255.255.255 nomodify notrap noquery
> Thanks guys.
> - Kaydo
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