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NTP Synchronization in MeetingPlace Express




    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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