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Configure the cluster to listen for NTP broadcasts

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By using the broadcast mode, you can instruct each node in a cluster to listen on the network for Network Time Protocol (NTP) broadcast messages from a particular server.

What you'll need
  • You must have cluster administrator privileges to configure this setting.

  • You must configure an NTP server on your network as a broadcast server.

  1. Click Cluster > Settings.

  2. Enter the NTP server or servers that are using broadcast mode into the server list.

  3. Under Network Time Protocol Settings, select Yes to use a broadcast client.

  4. To set the broadcast client, in the Server field, enter the NTP server you configured in broadcast mode.

  5. Click Save Changes.