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System Administration Guide: Network Services     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Network Services Topics

1.  Network Service (Overview)

2.  Managing Web Cache Servers

3.  Time-Related Services

Clock Synchronization (Overview)

Managing Network Time Protocol (Tasks)

How to Set Up an NTP Server

How to Set Up an NTP Client

Using Other Time-Related Commands (Tasks)

How to Synchronize Date and Time From Another System

Network Time Protocol (Reference)

Part II Accessing Network File Systems Topics

4.  Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

5.  Network File System Administration (Tasks)

6.  Accessing Network File Systems (Reference)

Part III SLP Topics

7.  SLP (Overview)

8.  Planning and Enabling SLP (Tasks)

9.  Administering SLP (Tasks)

10.  Incorporating Legacy Services

11.  SLP (Reference)

Part IV Mail Services Topics

12.  Mail Services (Overview)

13.  Mail Services (Tasks)

14.  Mail Services (Reference)

Part V Serial Networking Topics

15.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Overview)

16.  Planning for the PPP Link (Tasks)

17.  Setting Up a Dial-up PPP Link (Tasks)

18.  Setting Up a Leased-Line PPP Link (Tasks)

19.  Setting Up PPP Authentication (Tasks)

20.  Setting Up a PPPoE Tunnel (Tasks)

21.  Fixing Common PPP Problems (Tasks)

22.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Reference)

23.  Migrating From Asynchronous Solaris PPP to Solaris PPP 4.0 (Tasks)

24.  UUCP (Overview)

25.  Administering UUCP (Tasks)

26.  UUCP (Reference)

Part VI Working With Remote Systems Topics

27.  Working With Remote Systems (Overview)

28.  Administering the FTP Server (Tasks)

29.  Accessing Remote Systems (Tasks)

Part VII Monitoring Network Services Topics

30.  Monitoring Network Performance (Tasks)



Network Time Protocol (Reference)

The following files are needed for the NTP service to run.

Table 3-1 NTP Files

File Name
Lists configuration options for NTP.
Sample configuration file for NTP clients.
Sample configuration file for NTP servers.
Contains the NTP authentication keys.
NTP daemon. See xntpd(1M) for more information.
Utility to set the local date and time, based on NTP. See ntpdate(1M) for more information.
NTP query program. See ntpq(1M) for more information.
Program to trace NTP hosts back to the master NTP server. See ntptrace(1M) for more information.
NTP query program for the xntpd daemon. See xntpdc(1M) for more information.
Directory for holding NTP statistics.
Sets the initial frequency offset on NTP servers.