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NTP Synchronization in Meeting Place Express

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    Steps for NTP Synchronization in Meeting Place Express

     

         Login to MPE system as mpxadmin then switch to root user using su -


         Step 1:

     

              Stop the Meetingplace services with command: /opt/cisco/meetingplace_express/bin/mpx_sys stop

     

              Stop Ntpd (if needed) /etc/init.d/ntpd stop

     

         Step 2:

     

              Sync the time: /usr/sbin/ntpdate -s <NTP server>

     

         Step 3:

     

            Sync to hardware clock: /sbin/hwclock --systohc

     

         Step 4:

     

             Verify if time has been synced using command date

     

         Step 5:

     

             Now verify if ntp will auto start:

     

             /sbin/chkconfig --list | grep ntpd

     

              If you do not see an output similar to one below: "ntpd 0:off 1:off 2:off  3:on 4:off 5:on 6:off" then run the command:

     

              /sbin/chkconfig ntpd on

     

         Step 6:

     

              Configure NTP in MPE using the command net

     

              Then select option 7 to enter the NTP server.

     

              Enter "none" if you wish to leave an entry unset.You can configure up to 3 network time protocol servers.

     

              Then  select option 8 to exit "net" configuration.

     

         Step 7:

     

             Now reboot the system with command reboot

     

         Step 8:

     

             After reboot verify if ntpd started:

     

             ps -ef | grep ntpd

     

         Step 9:

     

             Verify if date/time is correct: date

     

     
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