How To Set Time Using NTP In Solaris

NTP is stand for Network Time Protocol. It is used for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP on port 123 as its transport layer.

Keeping the date/time synchronized throughout all computers / servers is really necessary. Solaris already comes with the ntp daemon, called “xntpd”.

  • Check whether NTP daemon┬ástatus
    root@server:~# svcs -a | grep ntp
    disabled May_11 svc:/network/ntp:default

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