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Status Not under consideration
Workspace API Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 5, 2022

Internal time synchronization without an external NTP.

New feature request for API Connect. In a distributed network computing environment, time synchronization among computers via the NTP server is important. But in rare circumstances, the NTP is not available. for example, air-gapped or restricted environments. API Connect would be good if there is an internal feature to synchronize time between API Manager and Gateways without an external NTP server. For example, one of the API Managers becomes a standard for the time, and other Gateways that are connected to it synchronize time through it. Could you consider this?
Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Dan Temkin
    Aug 15, 2022

    We agree that time synchronization is important and critical to a distributed network computing environment. NTP Time service should be provided by the infrastructure, even in an air-gaped environment, and not by IBM API Connect. That is outside the scope of API Lifecycle and Management and should be a request to your air-gapped infrastructure provider.