NTP

How to configure NTP

Add the servers to synchronise with

Edit the configuration file

sudo vi /etc/ntp.conf
...
server 0.uk.pool.ntp.org
server 1.uk.pool.ntp.org
server 2.uk.pool.ntp.org

Now restart the server

sudo /etc/init.d/ntp restart

That should be it!

Test the configuration

ntpq -p
remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
==============================================================================
box.sedley.net  130.159.196.118  3 u   43   64    1   19.604    0.401   0.001
ntp0.lon.bitfol 192.33.96.102    2 u   44   64    1   14.703   -1.524   0.001
82.113.154.206  193.62.22.82     2 u   43   64    1   15.286    0.841   0.001