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Managing the Time in Nagios

For this lab, you will need to install and configure the Network Time Protocol (NTP) for Nagios so the local Nagios server is synced with any other time server every hour.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jul 12, 2019

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  1. Challenge

    Install and Configure NTP

    1. Install NTP.

      sudo yum install ntp
    2. Start synchornization.

      sudo systemctl start ntpd
    3. Verify the synchronization is running.

      systemctl status ntpd
    4. Open the configuration file to double-check the server configuration.

      sudo vim /etc/ntp.conf
    5. View the operational information.

      ntpq -p
    6. Check how often Nagios is polling the time.


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