You must configure the NTP server to synchronize the SSO server time and AppDefense Appliance time.


You have deployed the AppDefense Appliance.


  1. Log in to the AppDefense Appliance VA GUI at https://<appliance ip address> using the admin credentials or using the vSphere user credentials.

    You can log in using the vSphere user credentials only when the AppDefense Appliance is registered to the vCenter Server.

  2. (If needed) Click Cancel to the self-signed certificate.
  3. You must configure the time synchronization settings with the vCenter Server. Click the Configuration > General tab.
  4. In the Time Settings section, click Edit.
    Note: Time difference between the AppDefense Appliance and the vCenter Server results in an clock skew error.
    Time Settings Description
    NTP server A Network Time Protocol (NTP) server is used for synchronizing the time. Use the same NTP server that is used to set up the vCenter Server configuration. You must enter a comma-separated list of IP addresses or host names of the NTP servers.
    Fallback NTP server Enter details for an alternative NTP server.
    Date and Time Verify if the date and time is synchronized with the vCenter Server.

  5. Click Save.
    Note: Set the NTP synchronization between Appliance and ESXi host as described in the Knowledge Base article.


The NTP server setting is configured.