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Command Reference 10

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

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add ntp_server general

add ntp_server general


The add ntp_server general command is used to add an NTP server for time synchronization.


add ntp_server general server=?





server=? NTP server address.

The value can be a domain name or IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). The domain name consists of 1 to 63 case-insensitive letters, digits, and hyphens (-). Domain names at various levels are separated by periods (.) and cannot start or end with a hyphen (-). The top-level domain name cannot contain digits only.


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Usage Guidelines

  • Two NTP servers can be configured for a system. Ensure that the time of the two NTP servers is consistent. If one server fails, you can synchronize the time from the other server to the faulty one.
  • If the time of the two servers is inconsistent, system time-hopping may occur, adversely affecting functions related to user management, alarms, and licenses.


Adding the server whose IP address is as a time synchronization server.

admin:/>add ntp_server general server=
WARNING: You are about to add the NTP server. This operation may make the time synchronization function malfunction if an NTP server already exists in the system and the time of the two NTP servers is different.
Suggestion: If an NTP server already exists in the system, ensure that the time of the two NTP servers is the same.
Have you read warning message carefully?(y/n)y
Are you sure you really want to perform the operation?(y/n)y
Command executed successfully.

System Response


Updated: 2019-07-22

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