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How to synchronize the system clock using NPT in CentOS Linux

centos logoIf you want to synchronize the system clock in your CentOS Linux box, you can install and configure NTP (Network Time Protocol, a means of transmitting time signals over a computer network).

step 1: install ntp

# yum install ntp

step 2: Turn on NTP service

# chkconfig ntpd on

step 3: Synchronize the system clock with 0.pool.ntp.org server

# ntpdate pool.ntp.org

step 4: Start the NTP service

# /etc/init.d/ntpd start
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