Configures an NTP server or peer.
|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_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.
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.
This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.