Configuring a Snap OS server to sync time with an SNTP server.

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    Configuring a Snap OS server to sync time with an SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) server.

     

    An undocumented feature added in Snap OS version 4.0.854 is the ability to synchronize time with an SNTP server. SNTP requires the administrator to go into the debug console; therefore it is not a key feature of the Snap OS.

     

    This information applies to the following Product(s):
    - Snap Server 1000
    - Snap Server 1100
    - Snap Server 2000
    - Snap Server 2200
    - Snap Server 4000
    - Snap Server 4100
    - Snap Server 12000

     

    This information applies to the following Operating System(s):
    - This information is not Operating System specific ---Solution--- Here are steps to specify an SNTP server in a Snap OS server running 4.0.854/4.0.855.

     

    1. Point the browser to the /config/debug page
    2. A command box will be displayed
    3. The syntax available for configuring SNTP is as follows:
    config sntp ip ddd.ddd.ddd.ddd   sets time server IP Address, enable SNTP
    disable              disable SNTP
    info                 displays SNTP information
    freq                 update time interval in seconds
    4. A sample of the command is CONFIG SNTP IP 192.5.41.40
    5. If successful, the message returned should look like the following

     

    SNTP support Enabled
    SNTP Server IP Addr:    192.5.41.40

     

    Server time successfully updated

     

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    Command executed without error.

     

     

     

     

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