Configure NTP on VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle to keep it synchronized with the other SDDC components in the recovery VMware Cloud Foundation instance. You configure the time synchronization in the VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle at https://<aria_suite_lifecycle_fqdn> as vcfadmin@local.
  2. On the My services page, click Lifecycle operations.
  3. In the navigation pane, click Settings.
  4. In the System administration section, click Time settings.

  5. For Applicable time sync mode, select Use time server (NTP).

  6. In the Time server(s) (NTP) section, click Add new server.

  7. In the Add server dialog box, configure the settings according to your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, and click Submit.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = "sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    
    $ntpServer = "ntp.lax.rainpole.io"
    $ntpServerDesc = "VCF NTP Server 2"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Add-vRSLCMNtpServer -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -ntpServer $ntpServer -ntpServerDesc $ntpServerDesc