Our requirement is for Unix to get time from Windows Domain controllers. This is not the most accurate time source in the world, but to do anything else could cause drift between windows and Unix.
This is for my reference. For much more detailed instruction, check out Greg Porters blog post: http://greg.porter.name/wordpress/?p=496
IP addresses are made up. Use your own, or this wont work. If you don’t know what addresses to use, your going to need a much better tutorial than I care to write. This could be improved by adding peers.
Under xntp configuration section of:
export NTPDATE_SERVER=’192.168.10.10 192.168.10.11′
Validate that timezone is correct. Ill shown mine as an example, which is Central time:
Define servers, driftfiles, and peers in ntp.cofn:
Start the service:
ps -ef | grep xntpd
tail -f /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log