Selecting a site time server for the Network Engine Site Director (Multicast) - Metasys - LIT-1201519 - MS-NAE35xx-2 - MS-NAE45xx-2 - MS-NAE5510-2U - MS-NAE5510-3U - MS-NAE551S-2 - MS-NAE55xx-3 - MS-NCE25xx-0 - MS-NXE85SW-x - Supervisory Device - NAE35 Network Automation Engine - NAE45 Network Automation Engine - NAE55 Network Automation Engine - NAE85 Network Automation Engine - NCE25 Network Control Engine - 11.0

NAE Commissioning Guide

Brand
Metasys
Product name
NAE35 Network Automation Engine
NAE45 Network Automation Engine
NAE55 Network Automation Engine
NAE85 Network Automation Engine
NCE25 Network Control Engine
Document type
Commissioning Guide
Document number
LIT-1201519
Version
11.0
Revision date
2022-02-09
Language
English

About this task

Follow these steps to select a time server for a network engine Site Director when the time synchronization method is Multicast.

Procedure

  1. Log on the network engine.
  2. Drag the Site object of the Site Director to the display frame.
  3. Select Advanced.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. In the Time section under the Time Sync Method drop-down box, verify the selection is set to Multicast.
    Figure 1. Time Sync Method field set to Multicast
  6. In the Site Time Servers list, click the browse button and add the IP address or host name of the site time server. Leave the Device Time Servers list blank.
    Note: Specify a host name only if a DNS server is available to the Site Director.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Restart the network engine Site Director.