KB450210 – NTP not syncing in FreeNAS

Last modified: March 18, 2020
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  1. Open FreeNAS web interface by typing the IP or hostname into the address bar of your web browser.
  2. Type in your the root user name and password.
  3. Click on Tasks > Cron Jobs. And then click on the Add button near the top right of the screen.

  1. Fill in the information as follows:
  • Description: NTP Update
  • Command: ntpdate -u
  • Run As User: root
  • Schedule a Cron Job: Daily (0 0 * * *)

  1. Save the Cron Job.
  2. New Cron Job should now be listed like shown below

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