TIME SOURCES AND CONFIGURING AN NTP SERVER
NTP implementation on Solaris 8 can use many reference time sources. These reference time sources include, but are not limited to, the following:
A reference time server on a local network or on the Internet.
A global positioning satellite system receiver card installed inside the host.
A broadcast signal from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) or some other broadcast service.
A server may use its own clock as a reference time source. On startup, the NTP daemon xntpd reads its configuration file /etc/inet/ntp.conf. Lines starting with the hash symbol (#) in this file are treated as comment lines. Blank lines are ignored. The basic one-line configuration file that can be used to start ...