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6.2.1
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Configure system NTP information.

  config system ntp
      Description: Configure system NTP information.
      set ntpsync [enable|disable]
      set type [fortiguard|custom]
      set syncinterval {integer}
      config ntpserver
          Description: Configure the FortiGate to connect to any available third-party NTP server.
          edit <id>
              set server {string}
              set ntpv3 [enable|disable]
              set authentication [enable|disable]
              set key {password}
              set key-id {integer}
          next
      end
      set source-ip {ipv4-address}
      set source-ip6 {ipv6-address}
      set server-mode [enable|disable]
      set authentication [enable|disable]
      set key-type [MD5|SHA1]
      set key {password}
      set key-id {integer}
      set interface <interface-name1>, <interface-name2>, ...
  end

config system ntp

Parameter Name Description Type Size
ntpsync Enable/disable setting the FortiGate system time by synchronizing with an NTP Server.
enable: Enable synchronization with NTP Server.
disable: Disable synchronization with NTP Server.
option -
type Use the FortiGuard NTP server or any other available NTP Server.
fortiguard: Use the FortiGuard NTP server.
custom: Use any other available NTP server.
option -
syncinterval NTP synchronization interval (1 - 1440 min). integer Minimum value: 1 Maximum value: 1440
source-ip Source IP address for communication to the NTP server. ipv4-address Not Specified
source-ip6 Source IPv6 address for communication to the NTP server. ipv6-address Not Specified
server-mode Enable/disable FortiGate NTP Server Mode. Your FortiGate becomes an NTP server for other devices on your network. The FortiGate relays NTP requests to its configured NTP server.
enable: Enable FortiGate NTP Server Mode.
disable: Disable FortiGate NTP Server Mode.
option -
authentication Enable/disable authentication.
enable: Enable authentication.
disable: Disable authentication.
option -
key-type Key type for authentication (MD5, SHA1).
MD5: Use MD5 to authenticate the message.
SHA1: Use SHA1 to authenticate the message.
option -
key Key for authentication. password Not Specified
key-id Key ID for authentication. integer Minimum value: 0 Maximum value: 4294967295
interface <interface-name> FortiGate interface(s) with NTP server mode enabled. Devices on your network can contact these interfaces for NTP services.
Interface name.
string Maximum length: 79
Parameter Name Description Type Size
server IP address or hostname of the NTP Server. string Maximum length: 63
ntpv3 Enable to use NTPv3 instead of NTPv4.
enable: Enable NTPv3.
disable: Disable NTPv3 (use NTPv4).
option -
authentication Enable/disable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
enable: Enable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
disable: Disable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
option -
key Key for MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication. password Not Specified
key-id Key ID for authentication. integer Minimum value: 0 Maximum value: 4294967295

Configure system NTP information.

  config system ntp
      Description: Configure system NTP information.
      set ntpsync [enable|disable]
      set type [fortiguard|custom]
      set syncinterval {integer}
      config ntpserver
          Description: Configure the FortiGate to connect to any available third-party NTP server.
          edit <id>
              set server {string}
              set ntpv3 [enable|disable]
              set authentication [enable|disable]
              set key {password}
              set key-id {integer}
          next
      end
      set source-ip {ipv4-address}
      set source-ip6 {ipv6-address}
      set server-mode [enable|disable]
      set authentication [enable|disable]
      set key-type [MD5|SHA1]
      set key {password}
      set key-id {integer}
      set interface <interface-name1>, <interface-name2>, ...
  end

config system ntp

Parameter Name Description Type Size
ntpsync Enable/disable setting the FortiGate system time by synchronizing with an NTP Server.
enable: Enable synchronization with NTP Server.
disable: Disable synchronization with NTP Server.
option -
type Use the FortiGuard NTP server or any other available NTP Server.
fortiguard: Use the FortiGuard NTP server.
custom: Use any other available NTP server.
option -
syncinterval NTP synchronization interval (1 - 1440 min). integer Minimum value: 1 Maximum value: 1440
source-ip Source IP address for communication to the NTP server. ipv4-address Not Specified
source-ip6 Source IPv6 address for communication to the NTP server. ipv6-address Not Specified
server-mode Enable/disable FortiGate NTP Server Mode. Your FortiGate becomes an NTP server for other devices on your network. The FortiGate relays NTP requests to its configured NTP server.
enable: Enable FortiGate NTP Server Mode.
disable: Disable FortiGate NTP Server Mode.
option -
authentication Enable/disable authentication.
enable: Enable authentication.
disable: Disable authentication.
option -
key-type Key type for authentication (MD5, SHA1).
MD5: Use MD5 to authenticate the message.
SHA1: Use SHA1 to authenticate the message.
option -
key Key for authentication. password Not Specified
key-id Key ID for authentication. integer Minimum value: 0 Maximum value: 4294967295
interface <interface-name> FortiGate interface(s) with NTP server mode enabled. Devices on your network can contact these interfaces for NTP services.
Interface name.
string Maximum length: 79
Parameter Name Description Type Size
server IP address or hostname of the NTP Server. string Maximum length: 63
ntpv3 Enable to use NTPv3 instead of NTPv4.
enable: Enable NTPv3.
disable: Disable NTPv3 (use NTPv4).
option -
authentication Enable/disable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
enable: Enable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
disable: Disable MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication.
option -
key Key for MD5(NTPv3)/SHA1(NTPv4) authentication. password Not Specified
key-id Key ID for authentication. integer Minimum value: 0 Maximum value: 4294967295