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Written by Oleksandr Gavenko (AKA gavenkoa), compiled on 2017-01-30 from rev ccaa2f364422+.

NTP

What is NTP?

NTP is a protocol to synchronizing the clocks on host using publicly available NTP servers.

How use?

To use you must know NTP servers. Here list some of them:

0.debian.pool.ntp.org 1.debian.pool.ntp.org
2.debian.pool.ntp.org
uk.pool.ntp.org       ua.pool.ntp.org

Some servers are national. They can be found as ISO 639 code with .pool.ntp.org suffix.

Under Debian

Install ntpdate package:

$ sudo apt-get install ntpdate

and sync date with some NTP server:

# sudo ntpdate 0.debian.pool.ntp.org

Under Windows

See:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q216734/
Windows Time Service Tools and Settings.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q223184/
How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows 2000.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307897/
How to synchronize the time with the Windows Time service in Windows XP.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216734/
How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows 2000.