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System Administration Guide: Network Services
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Network Time Protocol (Reference)

The following files are needed for the NTP service to run.

Table 3-1 NTP Files

File Name

Function

/etc/inet/ntp.conf

Lists configuration options for NTP.

/etc/inet/ntp.client

Sample configuration file for NTP clients.

/etc/inet/ntp.server

Sample configuration file for NTP servers.

/etc/inet/ntp.drift

Sets the initial frequency offset on NTP servers.

/etc/inet/ntp.keys

Contains the NTP authentication keys.

/usr/lib/inet/xntpd

NTP daemon. See xntpd(1M) for more information.

/usr/sbin/ntpdate

Utility to set the local date and time, based on NTP. See ntpdate(1M) for more information.

/usr/sbin/ntpq

NTP query program. See ntpq(1M) for more information.

/usr/sbin/ntptrace

Program to trace NTP hosts back to the master NTP server. See ntptrace(1M) for more information.

/usr/sbin/xntpdc

NTP query program for the xntpd daemon. See xntpdc(1M) for more information.

/var/ntp/ntpstats

Directory for holding NTP statistics.

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