There is no NTP on IBM i - Raul got it a little off - as his later post
Even the AIX one - which isn't in PASE, so far as I can tell - even that
is really SNTP, I think.
HMC seems to have a true NTP setup - could be a server, hence, someone
suggested this could work, to have HMC get the clock and set it on i.
I've a feeling that would not fly either with the government
On 5/19/2014 2:42 PM, Mike Cunningham wrote:
How do I setup NTP? I only see SNTP support in Navigator?
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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 use
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the NTP protocol and set its time. I'm well aware of IBM's built in
support for SNTP but the requirements state that SNTP ("simple"
network time protocol) is not sufficient. One of the reasons given is
that SNTP allows you to 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 determines which is the most accurate.
We've tried to demonstrate to the governing body the SNTP support
along with the log files it creates as it adjusts the time but they've
justsaid no so we're looking for other ways to implement NTP on the System i.
Any suggestions anyone?
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