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Technical Note: Custom NTP server configuration


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This article provides an example of the configuration of a custom NTP server via CLI.



A custom NTP server can be configured via CLI as follows:

config system ntp
set ntpsync enable
set type custom -----> Change type first
set syncinterval 1
config ntpserver
edit 1
set server "" -----> NTP server IP
set ntpv3 disable
set source-ip
set server-mode disable

Further information can be found in the appropriate version of the "CLI Reference guide" in the Fortinet Document Library.

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