Configure NTP on the Skyline Collector virtual appliance in Region B to keep it synchronized with the other SDDC components.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Skyline Collector virtual appliance by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client.
    1. Open an SSH connection to lax01sky01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name root
      Password skyline_root_password
  2. Configure the NTP source for the Skyline Collector virtual appliance.
    1. Open the /etc/systemd/timesyncd.conf file for editing using a text editor such as vi.
       vi /etc/systemd/timesyncd.conf
    2. Remove the comment for the NTP configuration and add the following NTP settings.
      NTP=ntp.lax01.rainpole.local ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local
  3. Enable the systemd-timesyncd service and verify the status.
    1. Run the following command to enable the network time synchronization.
      timedatectl set-ntp true
    2. Run the following command to enable the NTP synchronization.
      systemctl restart systemd-timesyncd
    3. Run the following command to verify the status of the service.
      timedatectl status
  4. Log out of the session by entering logout.