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Data ONTAP 8 and later releases fail to synchronize time with Windows w32time NTP server

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Data ONTAP 8 7-mode
  • Windows w32time NTP server


  • Data ONTAP 8 time synchronization failure
  • Data ONTAP 8 doesn't keep time
  • NTP Server Not Responding or Too Distant
  • Windows w32time NTP server
  • ntpq reports flash=400 peer_dist
  • ntpq reports rootdispersion > 10 seconds

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