CentOS Post Install Configuration

Enable the tftp server
nano /etc/xinetd.d/tftp
change “disable=yes” to “disable=no”

Ensure Hard Drive SMART monitoring is enabled (if using SATA hardware RAID then disable)
chkconfig smartd on

Configure the network time server for managing the time displayed on the server and the phones.
nano +21 /etc/ntp.conf

restrict mask nomodify notrap
server 0.rhel.pool.ntp.org
server 1.rhel.pool.ntp.org
server 2.rhel.pool.ntp.org

Leave everything else at defaults.  Any other lines that start with “restrict” should be commented out “#”

Configure time server to start at boot
/sbin/chkconfig --level 345 ntpd on