configure ntp server/peer add

configure ntp [server | peer] add [ip_address | host_name] {key keyid} {option [burst | initial-burst]} {{vr} vr_name}


Configures an NTP server or peer.

Syntax Description

ip_address Specifies the IP address of the NTP server or peer.
host_name Specifies the host name of the NTP server or peer.
keyid Specifies the key ID as a value from 1 to 65534.
burst Follows the same burst mechanism when an NTP server is reachable.
initial-burst Allows the system to send six burst packets when an NTP server becomes unreachable (discovered but unreachable).
vr Specifies VR.
vr_name Specifies the VR name. If no VR name is specified, the current command context is used.


If no VR name is specified, the current command context is used.

Usage Guidelines

The initial-burst option is useful when a fast time synchronization is required at the initial stage.


The following command adds an NTP server named “Missouri” with key 5 and an initial burst:

configure ntp server add Missouri key 5 initial-burst


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.7.

The vr keyword was added in ExtremeXOS 22.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.