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Has anyone used the Google Analytics for Dashboard plugin?

I've installed it successfully, but whenever I try to link it to my Google Account using the Start Login Process button, I keep getting a weird message that goes like:

Timestamp is too far from current time: <a Unix timestamp here>

I'm using WordPress 3.1.3.

Any ideas what's happening here?

Thanks,
m^e

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Check your server time. –  Hameedullah Khan May 30 '11 at 16:42
    
@Hameedullah Khan as an answer please –  Rarst May 30 '11 at 21:01
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It seems like your server time is not correctly set. Please correct your server time, you may want to restart your web server after fixing the time.

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Thanks for the tip. I'm on a VPS and I can progress as far as syncing the time with ntpdate... however, when it comes to resetting the hardware clock to the same - I'm being stopped by the VPS. Don't know how to progress beyond this point. Any ideas? –  miCRoSCoPiC_eaRthLinG Jun 1 '11 at 13:24
    
syncing with ntpdate is fine. –  Hameedullah Khan Jun 1 '11 at 14:12
    
Hmm.. wasn't quite right about the hwclock earlier on. It's ntpdate which is being refused permission to update the system time. I keep getting the following error: ntpdate[31778]: step-systime: Operation not permitted Any suggestion? –  miCRoSCoPiC_eaRthLinG Jun 2 '11 at 4:14
    
Thanks. Issue resolved. It arose out of the exact same reason as you mentioned. –  miCRoSCoPiC_eaRthLinG Jun 10 '11 at 8:59
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