Setting Up the Time Zone and Configuring NTP
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Setting Up the Time Zone and Configuring NTP

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CTERA Portal is pre-configured with NTP servers. If you want to use different NTP servers, CTERA provides the following procedures.

You can configure the time zone for the portal. If for whatever reason, the portal clock and edge filer clocks are not synced, you can configure the portal NTP server, as described below.

To configure the CTERA Portal server’s time zone:

  1. In the global administration view, select Settings in the navigation pane.
    The Control Panel page is displayed.
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  2. Select Global Settings, under SETTINGS in the Control Panel page.
    The Global Settings window is displayed.
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  3. Select the correct time zone for the portal from the list.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Restart the server as described in Restarting a Server.

To configure NTP in the CTERA Portal server:

  1. Log in as root using SSH to the portal server.
  2. Run the command to start the date service: systemctl start ntpdate.service
  3. Run the command to start the NTP server: ntpdate <time-server>
  4. Run the command to restart the date service: systemctl restart ntpdate.service

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