Configuring the Device’s Date and Time

To configure the device’s date and time:

  1. In the J-Web user interface, select Configure > System Properties > Date Time.

    After you make changes to the configuration in this window, you must commit the changes immediately 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 (J-Web Procedure) for details about all commit options.

  2. Click Edit. The Edit Date and Time Settings dialog box appears.
  3. From the Timezone list, select the time zone in which the router resides. The current date and time are shown below the Timezone list.
  4. Specify which method the device should use to set the system time by selecting one of the following options:
    • Synchronize with PC time—Uses the PC that you are currently logged into to determine the system time for the device. When you select this option, the PC time that will be used is displayed in the Time field.
    • NTP servers—Synchronizes the system time with the NTP server that you select. Choose one of the following options:
      • To select an NTP server, click Add and enter the NTP server, key, and version in the Add NTP Server dialog box. Then select the Prefer this NTP Server option and click OK.
      • To edit the settings for an existing NTP server, select it and click Edit. Then edit the NTP server, key, and version in the Edit NTP Server dialog box and click OK.
      • To delete an existing NTP server, select it, click Delete, and click OK.
    • Manual—Enables you to manually select the date and time for the device. Set the date and time using the calendar pick tool and time fields.
  5. Click OK to save the configuration or Cancel to clear it.