The Apache NTP Protocol Provider is a Java server that implements RFC 2030 to service Simple Network Time Protocol requests. The Network Time Protocol is used to synchronize computer clocks on the Internet.
Apache NTP, in conjunction with MINA and the Apache Directory, provides an easy-to-use yet fully-featured network time synchronization service. As implemented within the Apache Directory, Apache NTP will provide:
bash-2.05b# ntpdate -u localhost