NTP configuration parameters

NTP configuration parameters for SET_NTP_CONFIG_PARAMETERS and GET_NTP_CONFIG_PARAMETERS.

The following are detailed parameters for OEMCMD_SET_NTP_CONFIG_PARAMETERS and OEMCMD_GET_NTP_CONFIG_PARAMETERS.

Table 1. NTP configuration parameters
Parameter selector # Parameter data (non-volatile)
Operation Mode 0 data1 - Set mode.
  • 0: Disabled

  • 1: Daemon Mode

  • 2: Requested Mode

NTP Server 1 1
  • data1 - string length, Max = 128
  • data2N - the string of NTP IP address or hostname
NTP Server 2 2
  • data1 - string length, Max = 128
  • data2:N - the string of NTP IP address or hostname
NTP Server 3 3
  • data1 - string length, Max = 128
  • data2:N - the string of NTP IP address or hostname
Requested Mode’s Update Frequency in Minutes 4 data1:2 - Update Frequency. LS-byte first.
Time Synchronization Mode 5 data1 - Set mode.
  • 0: Slew Mode

  • 1: Step Mode

Use Server or Client Time Zone 6 data1 - Set mode.
  • 0: Server Mode

  • 1: Client Mode

Server Time Zone 7 data1 - Set type
  • 0: Time Zone String

  • 2: Time Zone UTC

For type = 0
  • data2:N - the time zone string, i.e., Asia/Taipei

  • data N+1 - terminate character (\0)

Immediate Sync 8 No data required.
Note: To avoid the expected error message for NTP timeout exceeds ipmitool default timeout, “-N 10” is recommended.