disable ntp authentication

disable ntp authentication


Disables NTP authentication globally on the switch.

Syntax Description



NTP authentication is disabled by default.

Usage Guidelines

If authentication is disabled, NTP will not use any authentication mechanism to a server or from clients. To use authentication for a specific server, enable NTP authentication globally, and then configure an RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm or SHA256 key index for the specific server.


The following command disables NTP authentication globally on the switch:

# disable ntp authentication


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.7.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.