You can manually start, stop, or restart the NTP or PTP service that runs on the host. In this way, you override the configured startup policy for the respective service.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Client home page, navigate to Home > Hosts and Clusters.
  2. Select a host.
  3. On the Configure tab, select System > Services.
  4. Change the status of the NTP or PTP service.
    Option Description
    Option Action
    Change the NTP service status
    1. Select NTP Daemon.
    2. Click Start, Stop, or Restart.
    Change the PTP service status
    1. Select PTP Daemon.
    2. Click Start, Stop, or Restart.