The i doesn't have an NTP client...only SNTP...which the OP was told was
not good enough.
On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 3:47 PM, Raul A Jager W via MIDRANGE-L <
Set up NTP. It works great, and it is not hard to do.
On 05/15/2014 09:40 PM, Mike Skvarenina wrote:
I need to meet a government requirement that says my System i must usethe
NTP protocol and set its time. I'm well aware of IBM's built in supportfor
SNTP but the requirements state that SNTP ("simple" network timeprotocol)
is not sufficient. One of the reasons given is that SNTP allows you todetermines
define multiple time servers on the Internet but it uses a round robin
approach such that if one server is down it goes to the next. With NTP,
apparently multiple servers are considered by the protocol and it
which is the most accurate.with
We've tried to demonstrate to the governing body the SNTP support along
the log files it creates as it adjusts the time but they've justsaid noso
we're looking for other ways to implement NTP on the System i.
Any suggestions anyone?
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