- [edit system ntp]
Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.
For NTP, configure the local router to operate in client mode with the remote system at the specified address. In this mode, the local router can be synchronized with the remote system, but the remote system can never be synchronized with the local router.
address—Address of the remote system. You must specify an address, not a hostname.
key key-number—(Optional) Use the specified key number to encrypt authentication fields in all packets sent to the specified address.
prefer—(Optional) Mark the remote system as preferred host, which means that if all other things are equal, this remote system is chosen for synchronization among a set of correctly operating systems.
version value—(Optional) Specify the version number to be used in outgoing NTP packets.
system—To view this statement in the configuration.
system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.