Configuring the Date and Time

To configure the date and time on the QFX Series:

  1. Select Configure > System Properties > Date Time.
  2. To modify the information, click Edit. Enter information into the Edit Date and Time page as described in Table 24.
  3. Click one:
    • To apply the configuration, click OK.
    • To cancel your entries and return to the System Properties page, click Cancel.

      Note: After you make changes to the configuration on this page, you must commit the changes for them to take effect. To commit all changes to the active configuration, select Commit Options > Commit. See Using the Commit Options to Commit Configuration Changes for details about all commit options.

Table 24: Date and Time Settings



Your Action

Time Zone

Identifies the time zone that the switching platform is located in.

Select the appropriate time zone from the list.

Set Time

Synchronizes the system time with that of the NTP server. You can also manually set the system time and date.

To immediately set the time, click one:

  • Synchronize with PC time—The switch synchronizes the time with that of the PC.
  • NTP Servers—The switch sends a request to the NTP server and synchronizes the system time.
  • Manual—A pop-up window allows you to select the current date and time from a list.

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