Install Chrony and Configure NTP server

In this tutorial, How to Install Chrony and Configure NTP server in Linux. Chrony is used to sync the system clock from different NTP servers.

Chrony with two programs: chronyc is the command-line interface for chrony and chronyd is the daemon that can be started at boot time.

Install chrony

# yum -y install chrony    # CentOS/RHEL
# apt install chrony       # Debian/Ubuntu
# dnf -y install chrony    # Fedora 22+

Configure chrony

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ sudo vi /etc/chrony.conf

Example add lines as below

# change servers for synchronization
#server iburst
#server iburst
#server iburst
#server iburst
# Allow NTP client access from local network.

Start and enable daemon upon boot

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ sudo systemctl start chronyd 
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ sudo systemctl enable chronyd

If Firewalld is running, allow port 123/UDP.

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ sudo firewall-cmd --add-service=ntp --permanent 
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ sudo firewall-cmd --reload

Check Chrony Synchronization

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ chronyc sources
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ chronyc tracking
Install Chrony and Configure NTP server


You have installed Chrony and Configured the NTP server. I hope will this your helpful. Thank you for reading the DevopsRoles page!

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