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Enhancing System Performance Using Clock Synchronization and Web Caching in Oracle Solaris 11.3

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Updated: October 2017

How to Set Up an Interface as a PTP Slave

  1. Become an administrator.

    For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.3.

  2. Enable an interface to listen to the PTP packets.
    # svccfg -s svc:/network/ptp:default setprop config/listen_ifname=interface-name
  3. Assign the interface as a PTP slave.
    # svccfg -s svc:/network/ptp:default setprop config/node_type=slave
  4. Enable the PTP service on the slave system.
    # svcadm enable svc:/network/ptp:default