ESXi 7.0 standalone – The service ntpd failed to start

Today I tried to install a new ESXi 7.0 server for my homelab and I bumped into an issue with NTP.I wanted to make sure this is really a bug, so I’ve used three different ISO’s to install ESXi: (same result) VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0.0-15843807.x86_64 VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0b-16324942.x86_64 VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0.0-16324942.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A02 This tends to happen if you’re using a standalone ESXi host … Continue reading ESXi 7.0 standalone – The service ntpd failed to start