SSH to Expedition and change the /etc/ntp.conf settings
ssh -l expedition <ip.of.your.server>
sudo -s . (passwd: paloalto)
comment out all lines starting with "pool ..." and insert a "server statement:
# Use servers from the NTP Pool Project. Approved by Ubuntu Technical Board
# on 2011-02-08 (LP: #104525). See http://www.pool.ntp.org/join.html for
# more information.
# pool 0.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
# pool 1.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
# pool 2.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
# pool 3.ubuntu.pool.ntp.org iburst
# Use Ubuntu's ntp server as a fallback.
# pool ntp.ubuntu.com
Restart NTP: service ntp restart
or stop and run ntpdate and start again
service ntp stop
service ntp start
That is what I was looking for @KlausGroeger but on my VM /etc/ntp.conf and NTP service are missing.
I am looking now at:
They seem to apply to my Ubuntu. I am trying to validate the success of the changes now...
It never crossed my mind to install ntp and ntpdate. Aparently if installed they start takeing care of keeping time even if the new (replacement) service is installed already. Thank you for guidance and support @KlausGroeger
What I ended up doing though is:
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