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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)

About NTP in This Release

Managing Network Time Protocol (Tasks)

How to Set Up an NTP Server

How to Set Up an NTP Client

How to Enable NTP Logging

How to Display the SMF Properties Associated With the NTP Service

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 and servers.
Leap seconds configuration file.
Contains the NTP authentication keys.
Contains additional configuration instructions for some NTP servers.
NTP daemon. See the ntpd(1M) man page for more information.
Program used to generate public and private keys for NTP. See the ntp-keygen(1M) man page for more information.
NTP query program for the ntpd daemon. See the ntpdc(1M) man page for more information.
Utility to set the local date and time, based on NTP. See the ntpdate(1M) man page for more information.
NTP query program. See the ntpq(1M) man page for more information.
Directory for holding NTP statistics.
Program to display or set the kernel time variables. See the ntptime(1M) man page for more information.
Program to trace NTP hosts back to the master NTP server. See the ntptrace(1M) man page for more information.
Sets the initial frequency offset on NTP servers.