Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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Manually synchronizing with an NTP server

The following table shows how to manually synchronize the system clock with the NTP server at 172.16.0.42.

Note that this action performs just a one-time synchronization. It does not set up an ongoing association with the NTP server. For information about setting up automatic synchronization, refer to Using NTP for automatic synchronization.

To perform a one-time synchronization with an NTP server, perform the following steps in operational mode.

Table 1. Manually synchronizing the system with an NTP server
Step Command
Specify the location of the NTP server.
vyatta@R1:~$ set date ntp 172.16.0.42

Tue Apr 24 13:15:00 UTC 2007
vyatta@R1:~$