Ubuntu guest on an ESXi 5 host; insure the time keeping is set correctly

Have a Bitnami VM with Ubuntu OS on an ESXi host.  Before I can "trust" this installation, need to insure the clock is set correctly and keeping time.

Since this is a Bitnami install and not from scratch, setting things up has been a little left of center.  Did seemingly get vmware tools installed without issue, but verifying the time and the time is synch.'ed with the host is eluding me (been a long day.)

Can I ask for a step by step and setting and synch.'ing this Ubuntu clock with the host?
VirtualKansasAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Do not sync time with the host (which VMware Tools will do by default!)

It's recommended to Set the Time of a VM to an External NTP Time Source.
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VirtualKansasAuthor Commented:
OK; how to Ubuntu?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
How to configure Ubuntu for NTP

see here

https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/NTP.html
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VirtualKansasAuthor Commented:
Thanks old friend...
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