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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 NTP on a Oracle Solaris System

  1. Become an administrator.

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

  2. Copy the ntp.client file to use as a template for the ntp.conf file.
    # cd /etc/inet
    # cp ntp.client ntp.conf
  3. Make site-specific changes to the ntp.conf file as needed.
  4. (Server-only) Add information from the ntp.server file to the ntp.conf file.
  5. Start the ntpd daemon.
    # svcadm enable ntp