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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Our Configuration

Now we'll start to configure our machines. We'll do this by connecting to a public time server on the Internet first, then follow this by building our own NTP server, which the remaining clients can synchronize with. Doing it in this order will enable us to quickly get all the machines working as NTP clients, while allowing us to build a local master server in our own time.

We'll use hydrogen as the client example here, although each system will require the same configuration details to be installed. First, let's check that the NTP packages have been installed. Running pkginfo should show us something similar to that shown below:

 hydrogen# pkginfo | grep -i ntp system SUNWntpr NTP, (Root) system SUNWntpu NTP, (Usr) hydrogen# ...

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