Network Time Service Chronyd

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Posted on June 07, 2018

Network Time Service Chronyd.

Chronyd comes installed with the Red Hat family by default. Chronyd is a good replacement for the standard NTP daemon found on most distributions.

Very that Chronyd is running and enabled

systemctl status chronyd
systemctl start chronyd
systemctl enable chronyd
Config file path /etc/chronyd.conf

Documentation pages
info chronyd.conf
man chronyd


chronyc -a ‘burst 4/4’

if your system time is super behind. it can take some time for Chronyd to catch up. Use the command below to force it to update.
chronyc -a makestep

Other good commands.
chronyc -a ‘burst 4/4’
chronyc tracking
chronyc sources

Red hat Docs

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