Fortigate System events “The NTP daemon step adjusted time from Thu February time”

Fortigate System events “The NTP daemon step adjusted time from Thu February”

Solution applied.

FortiGate 2000E Firmware version : v6.0.2 build0163 (GA)

Forti Client Version                                       : 6.0.4

Problem:

Internet not working. Network administrator observed that fortigate system events “The NTP daemon step adjusted time from thu February” by system user ntp_daemon.

Cause:

NTP server time not sync with fortigate unit.

NTP server connectivity not reachable.

Time not sync with the Fortiguard NTP server.

Solution :

  • Check the connectivity of NTP server
  • Do sync NTP server manually
  • Confgure NTP server by CLI :-
    • config system ntp
         set ntpsync enable
         set syncinterval 60
         set source-ip 10.10.30.1
         config ntpserver
            edit 1
               set ntpv3 enable
               set authentication enable
               set key netsecaddict
               set key-id 234
               set server 10.10.30.1
            next
         end
      end
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