Sync TIME in Solaris 10 Server with Local Windows(Active Directory) NTP Server

There are certain steps to configure NTP on Solaris, and it’s really easy and simple. Just follow the following steps

For Starting NTP on Solaris:

  • Logon to the server using root.
  • Now go to /etc/inet/
  • Rename ntp.client to ntp.conf
  • Now edit ntp.conf and replace multicastclient 224.0.1.1 with server ip-of-your-winntp-server


  • Search for the NTP service using svcs -a | grep ntp

  • Start NTP Server if Disabled using svcadm enable svc:/network/ntp:default and check the service status again.

  • Now check NTP status using ntpq –p

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