Syncing Linux server time & date

Introduction

CaféX FAS servers in a cluster must by synced to a time server. This article describes how to sync up your FAS & Media Broker to a time server.

Instructions

Check if ntpd is running 

#service ntpd status
ntpd is stopped

If it is running stop it with 

#service ntpd stop

Sync the time to your time server (You time server is specified in /etc/ntp.conf)

#ntpdate time-server  (e.g. #ntpdate time1.google.com or #ntpdate 0.pool.ntp.org)
8 May 15:21:08 ntpdate[26891]: step time server 5.39.71.117 offset -250.500045 sec

Now start ntpd

#service ntpd start

Repeat this on all servers in the CaféX cluster (All FAS & MB's)

 

 

 

 

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