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NTP Synchronization in MeetingPlace Express

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


    Step 1:

     

    Stop the Meetingplace services with command: mpx_sys stop

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

     

    Step 2:

     

    Sync the time: ntpdate -s <NTP server>

     

    Step 3:

     

    Sync to hardware clock: 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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