NW Cfg: NTP Settings Panel

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NTP setting panel is a protocol designed to synchronize the host machine clocks over a network. For more information on NTP see their home page (http://www.ntp.org/).

Note: NetWitness Suite core hosts must be able to communicate with the NW host with UDP port 123 for NTP time synchronization. 

You use theADMIN > System NTP Settings view to configure one or more NTP servers. After you configure an NTP server, NetWitness Suite uses NTP to synchronize the host machine clocks. You configure multiple NTP servers for Fail Over purposes.

Workflow

NTP settings workflow

What you need to do?

                  
Role I want to ...Show me how
AdministratorAdd or Modify an NTP ServerConfigure NTP Servers

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Quick Look

The following example illustrates an NTP setting panel. The panel defines how to add NTP server to NTP setting panel.


NTP settings panel

                 
1Displays the NTP setting panel
2Enter the NTP Server IP Address or hostname.
3

click on an existing hostname

Toolbar and Features

The following table describes the settings in the NTP Settings panel.

                                     
SettingDescription
 Enter the NTP Server IP Address or hostname.
Add Adds the NTP server to NetWitness Suite.
Delete the selected NTP server.
Synchronizes the selected NTP server.
Selects the NTP server that you want to delete or synchronize.
NTP Server

NTP Server IP Address or hostname. If you click on an existing  hostname, NetWitness Suite makes the hostname editable and displays the following command buttons:

  • Update - Applies your edits.
  • Cancel - Cancels your edits.
Apply Applies the NTP server settings and synchronizes host machine clocks to NTP.
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