Introduction to Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Network Services

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Updated: December 2014

How to Set Up an NTP Client

  1. Become an administrator.

    For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

  2. Create the ntp.conf file.

    To activate the ntpd daemon, the ntp.conf file must first be created.

    # cd /etc/inet
    # cp ntp.client ntp.conf
  3. Edit the ntp.conf file.

    Make site specific changes to this file as needed.

  4. Start the ntpd daemon.
    # svcadm enable ntp