This FAQ applies to all SGME versions.
ntp and ntpdate are UNIX shell commands exposed in Director. Following is a summary of the differences between these commands:
IMPORTANT: Do not use ntpdate if the ntpd is running. Doing so can result in unpredictable performance. Instead, use the reload command to restart Director.
For more information, see one of the following articles. Note that the Director ntp and ntpdate commands do not support optional command-line switches discussed in these articles. Director’s commands support only the parameters discussed in this book.
Because the system time is not stored in the configuration file, this command does not wait for a write memory command to be committed to persistent storage.