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How to configure and troubleshoot NTP in ONTAP 9 using CLI

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Description

  • Network Time Protocol (NTP) in ONTAP 9 is always enabled -- it cannot be disabled.
  • It is important that the cluster has the correct date/time set at all times, because job schedules, CIFS authentication, logging, and system processes rely on it.
  • If you do not configure an NTP server, each node will use another node in the cluster (a "peer") as an NTP server to sync time.

 

 

 

 

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