troubleshooting Question

NTP in VMware

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Ralph ScharpingFlag for Germany asked on
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Hi, I keep having issues with time in VMware environments.
Usually, I work in environments with a single standalone ESXi and about 5-10 VMs.  I can't think of a single Installation where configuring an NTP-server in ESXi management console actually worked.  I also set the time manually, and that is then the time the system continues to work with.
Usually I can activate time synchronisation in VM properties to sync time from the host to the VM.  This time, running Fujitsu custom image 6.7 update 3, the checkbox is klickable, but the caption is grey and it does not do anything.  Instead, the VMs are 3h ahead of the host and I can't change their time settings.

Can somebody explain to me how this is done in VMware?  I am getting increasingly irritated and convinced that I am missing something.

Thanks, Ralph
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