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

For the following procedure, use the VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager at https://<vrealize_suite_lifecycle_manager_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 Windows 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 = ""
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    $ntpServer = ""
    $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