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How to configure SNTP on a 200-Series switch for time synchronization

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TitleHow to configure SNTP on a 200-Series switch for time synchronization
Objective
How to configure SNTP on a 200-Series switch for time synchronization
Environment
  • 200-Series
  • Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP)
  • All software versions
Procedure
1. Enable SNTP on configure mode as follows:
enable
configure
sntp server <SNTP_SERVER_NAME_OR_IP>
clock timezone -5 minutes 0
sntp client mode unicast
exit
2. If using DNS Hostname (rather than IP address) you must also configure DNS on your switch:
configure
ip name server <DNS_SERVER1> <DNS_SERVER2>
ip domain name domain.com
exit
Additional notes
To view the time type
(200) #show clock

20:34:42 (UTC+0:00) Jun 21 2019
No time source



 

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