Adding NTP Servers to Exalogic Switches

Sometimes there are some misconfigurations on the Exalogic machines as for some reasons compute nodes may have more specified addresses for NTP than the switches. So here are a few steps to add those in the switches.

To add another NTP server to the Infiniband/Gateway switches:
- Login on the switch ILOM BUI (preferably MSIE)
- Select the Configuration tab
- Select the Clock subtab
- Enter the NTP IP servers addresses appropriately


To configure two NTP servers on the the Cisco Ethernet Switch, please take a look at http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E18476_01/doc.220/e18478/spreadsheet.htm#BIIGDJEA - "5.4.1 Configuring the Cisco Ethernet Switch".

Note that, besides adding servers, you can also modify these configurations at your convenience.
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