You can set up the vCenter Server Appliance to use VMware Tools time synchronization.

1

Access the appliance shell and log in as a user who has the administrator or super administrator role.

The default user with super administrator role is root.

2

Run the command to enable VMware Tools time synchronization.

timesync.set --mode host
3

(Optional) Run the command to verify that you successfully applied the VMware Tools time synchronization.

timesync.get

The command returns that the time synchronization is in host mode.

The time of the appliance is synchronized with the time of the ESXi host.