The Gateway has a terminal user interface for configuring time, time zone, and time synchronization. It may be desirable to manage these items outside of the Gateway configuration menu. Additionally, development incident SSG-4589 exists to address some concerns regarding certain behaviors of this configuration menu. In order to accommodate for these behaviors, certain items can be manually configured.
The Gateway configuration menu provides a TUI-based front-end for several Linux applications that are used to configure the system. This includes but is not limited to: System time, system time zone, and the network synchronization configuration. To configure each of these items manually, follow the associated procedures:
An administrator can also configure and query the running state of the NTP client upon system initialization:
The NTP client can be manually synced the remote server
Particular servers can be added to the pool of servers by reconfiguring the NTP client configuration file (/etc/ntp.conf) to have one or more of the following directives: