I just spent an hour trying to figure out why the NTP service I installed wasn’t working, and then I came across this slightly important little fact: Your internal workstation computers will not be able to use the server as a synchronisation source until the LOCAL(0) clock has stable time. This may take up to 15 […]
You can use the rdate command to set the correct time on a Linux system, instead of having to manually enter it. NIST has a list of time servers. You can then use hwclock to update the hardware clock.
rdate -s nist1-ny.WiTime.net /sbin/hwclock --systohc