System Administration Guide: Resource Management and Network Services

How to Set Up an NTP Server

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Create the ntp.conf file.

    To ensure proper execution of the xntpd daemon, the ntp.conf file must first be created. The ntp.server file can be used as a template.

    # cd /etc/inet
    # cp ntp.server ntp.conf
  3. Start the xntpd daemon.

    # /etc/init.d/xntpd start