Ateneo Network Time Installation
For MS Windows Systems
| For Linux Systems | List of Campus Gateways

For Newer Microsoft Windows Systems (Vista, 2003, XP)

  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Go to Clock, Language, & Region
  3. Click Date & Time
  4. Select the Internet Time tab.
  5. Click Change Settings...
  6. Select Synchronize with an Internet Time server check box
  7. In the Server field, type the name of the server (refer to List of Campus Gateways)
  8. Click Update now
  9. Click OK

For Legacy MS Windows Systems (Win9x, Win2K, WinNT):

  1. Download NetTime here.
  2. Close all running applications.
  3. In the folder where you saved NetTime, double-click on its icon.
  4. A setup dialog box will ask for confirmation: "This will install NetTime. Do you wish to continue?" Click Yes.
  5. A Setup dialog window will open. Click Next to continue.
  6. In the Select Destination Directory dialog, click Next unless you want to change the default folder where NetTime's files will be installed.
  7. In the Select Start Menu Folder dialog, click Next unless you want to change the Start Menu folder where NetTime's shortcuts will be created.
  8. In the Ready to Install dialog, click Install to begin the actual installation process.
  9. The NetTime Service Install dialog will open. Click Install Service to allow NetTime to automatically adjust your computer's clock. For Windows NT/2000, you should be logged in as an administrator to install the service.
  10. Configure NetTime by clicking Configure.
  11. In the Hostname or IP Address field, enter your computer's gateway address. Refer below for the list of campus gateways.
  12. In the Protocol field, select SNTP from the drop-down list.
  13. Check that the Port Number is set to 123.
  14. Set Update Interval (seconds) to 3600 (hourly updates).
  15. Use the default values for the rest of NetTime's options. DO NOT check "Allow other computers to sync to this computer".
  16. Click OK to finish configuration and start NetTime.
  17. If a Large Adjustment Warning appears, select Update the workstation time and click OK.
  18. Finally, click Finish to exit the setup dialog.

For Linux Systems with RPM:

  1. Check if the NTP package is already installed in your system. Type 'rpm -qi ntp'.
  2. Login as root and install the package. Example: 'rpm -ivh ntp-4.0.99k-15.i386.rpm'.
  3. Edit the ntp configuration file /etc/ntp.conf.
  4. Add the following entry: server <gateway address> then save the file. Refer below for a list of campus gateways.
  5. Type 'ntpdate -b <gateway address>' to force synchronization of your machine with the time server.
  6. Type '/etc/rc.d/init.d/ntpd start' to start the NTP daemon.
  7. Finally, make sure that ntp is run automatically each time you start your machine. Type 'mv /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/K74ntpd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d/S74ntpd' and 'mv/etc/rc.d/rc5.d/K74ntpd/etc/rc.d/rc5.d/S74ntpd'.

List of Campus Gateways:

  • Xavier, Kostka, and Gonzaga -
  • Loyola Schools [Faura Hall, School of Social Sciences (Wired)] main complex -
  • Grade School Complex
  • High School Complex -
  • Loyola House of Studies complex (including CEFAM, Arrupe, and Sonolux) -
  • Manila Observatory, LS Communications and PE Departments, and University Gym -
  • CTC-SOM buildings -
  • School of Humanities -
  • Rizal Library -
  • Leong Hall, MVP, School of Social Sciences -
  • Science and Engineering Complex, Mateo Ricci -