Setting up NTP server

Setting up NTP is very important for a host of application especially clusters and applications like DBs requiring all the servers to be critically time-wise synced.

Install NTP on Red Hat and CentOS 6

$ yum install ntp
$ chkconfig ntpd on
$ ntpdate pool.ntp.org
$ service ntpd start

Install NTP on Ubuntu

$ apt-get install ntp

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