If you use NFS 4.1 with Kerberos, configure Network Time Protocol (NTP) to make sure all ESXi hosts on the vSphere network are synchronized.

1

Select the host in the vSphere inventory.

2

Click the Manage tab and click Settings.

3

In the System section, select Time Configuration.

4

Click Edit and set up the NTP server.

a

Select Use Network Time Protocol (Enable NTP client).

b

Set the NTP Service Startup Policy.

c

Enter the IP addresses of the NTP servers to synchronize with.

d

Click Start or Restart in the NTP Service Status section.

5

Click OK.

The host synchronizes with the NTP server.