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.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Install and Configure NTP
sudo yum install ntp
sudo systemctl start ntpd
Verify the synchronization is running.
systemctl status ntpd
Open the configuration file to double-check the server configuration.
sudo vim /etc/ntp.conf
View the operational information.
Check how often Nagios is polling the time.