Xntpd Installation for Linux/Alpha

  • On the master node:
  • For slave nodes:
  • IMPORTANTxntpd is rather picky when it comes to bringing clocks into sync when they are already fairly out of whack...no estimate on exactly what out of whack means.  xntpd will die in this case; therefore, it is good policy to set the local clock from your ntp server prior to starting xntpd.  This would be in the case of the master and for slaves.