Would you like to learn how to install a NTP server on Pfsense? In this tutorial, we are going to show you all the steps required to perform the NTP server configuration on a Pfsense server in 5 minutes or less.

• Pfsense 2.4.4-p3

PFSense - NTP Server Installation

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your Pfsense firewall and access web interface.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:


The Pfsense web interface should be presented.

Pfsense login

On the prompt screen, enter the Pfsense Default Password login information.

• Username: admin
• Password: pfsense

After a successful login, you will be sent to the Pfsense Dashboard.

Pfsense dashboard

Access the Pfsense Services menu and select the NTP option.

pfsense ntp service

On the NTP Server screen, access the Settings tab and perform the following configuration:

• Interface - Select the Pfsense interface that will offer the NTP service
• Time Servers - Enter a NTP time servers
• Add - Include additional NTP servers
• NTP Graphs - yes

Click on the Save button.

pfsense ntp server

In our example, the following NTP servers will be used by Pfsense:

• 0.pfsense.pool.ntp.org
• pool.ntp.br

Optionally, you may access the ACL tab and restrict the network access to the NTP service.

To check the status of the service, acess the PFsense Status menu and select the Services option.

pfsense ntopng services

In our example, the NTP service is up and running.

pfsense dhcp server status

Congratulations! You have finished the NTP server installation on a Pfsense server.