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NTP Synchronization in Meeting Place Express


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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