NTP or have the VPS keep time

I want my new server to keep time. That’s why I install NTP, which stands for Network Time Protocol. NTP is used to synchronise the clock of computers over a network.

My VPS runs on a host that probably runs an NTP client itself. My VPS provider still recommends running a NTP client on the VPS. This article shows the steps to perform to install an NTP client.

When installation is finished, edit the NTP configuration file.

I am located in the Netherlands so I changed:


All that is left is to restart the ntp client with the new settings.

That’s it. See, I can also write short posts.

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