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Configuring NTP Broadcast Mode on a C Series Controller (SRC CLI)


Use the following configuration statements to configure NTP on a C Series Controller to operate in broadcast mode:

To configure NTP to operate in broadcast mode:

  1. From configuration mode, access the configuration statement that configures NTP broadcast, and specify the broadcast address on one of the local networks or a multicast address assigned to NTP. You can specify an IP address or a hostname.

    We recommend that you use the multicast address because the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) assigns this address for NTP; however, you can use a different address for local deployments.

    For example, to specify the broadcast address of

  2. (Optional) Specify the version of NTP to be used for outgoing packets.

  3. (Optional) Specify the time-to-live value to transmit.