Esx host not updating time ntp
Maybe its time to break out the sniffer :)Just a quick related question.If I want to permanently set up NTP server to certain URL of national NTP server - what config files do I have to change, so it will be setup by default ?For a v Center Server Virtual Appliance (VCVA), you need to set the NTP settings manually. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed on this site, including blog entries and in the comments section, do not represent the positions, strategies or opinions of my host, advertisers, employer (VMware), nor anyone else displayed on this site. To do this, log into the admin interface of the VCVA (https:///5480/). Before we get too carried away, let’s first make sure our v Center server has the correct time.
Getting ESXi host time set correctly is one of the first steps in building out a new v Sphere environment as authentication fails, VM guests get incorrect time, HA configuration can fail, log files get incorrect time stamps making security analysis or troubleshooting difficult, etc.This Tech Target tip ( does a good job explaining the basics of ESXi time synchronization, including how to manually set time and NTP on ESXi hosts.Manually setting time, NTP, and DNS forwarding servers (if you’re using hostnames for NTP instead of IP addresses) on a bunch of hosts is a waste of time – let’s automate!Thanks in advance Hi, can I setup TKL to sync from certain or default NTP server automatically, or is perhaps already setup to do so ?If not already setup to sync automatically, what should I do to make this work via TKLPatch ? I believe all the TKL appliances are set by default to use NTP (I just checked the Joomla appliance and it uses ntp.ubuntu.com) so there is nothing you have to do.