Alternate ‘Messing with time and date on Linux’

Following up from a previous post, some hypervisors like Xen are a bit fruity when trying to control the time via NTP. Here’s how we managed it.

Firstly, if your installation doesn’t have ntp install. Install that.

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yum install ntp

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Disk Considerations for a SolusVM Installation on CentOS

The Xen® hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures. It supports a wide range of guest operating systems including Windows®, Linux®, Solaris®, and various versions of the BSD operating systems.

Solus Virtual Manager (SolusVM) is a powerful GUI based VPS management system with full  Xen Paravirtualization and Xen HVM support.  SolusVM allows you and your clients to manage a VPS cluster with security & ease. It can be a little rtricky to install for the first timer. Continue reading “Disk Considerations for a SolusVM Installation on CentOS”