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       chrony.conf - chronyd configuration file




       chrony  is  a pair of programs for maintaining the accuracy of computer
       clocks. chronyd is a background daemon program that can be  started  at
       boot time.

       Assuming  that  you  have  found  some  servers,  you  need to set up a
       configuration file to run chrony.  The (compiled-in)  default  location
       for  this file is /etc/chrony.conf.  Assuming that your ntp servers are
       called ‘a.b.c’ and ‘d.e.f’, your chrony.conf file could  contain  as  a

            server a.b.c
            server d.e.f
            server g.h.i

       However, you will probably want to include some of the other directives
       described in detail in the documentation supplied with the distribution
       (chrony.txt   and   chrony.texi).  The  following  directives  will  be
       particularly  useful  :  ‘driftfile’,  ‘commandkey’,  ‘keyfile’.    The
       smallest useful configuration file would look something like

            server a.b.c
            server d.e.f
            server g.h.i
            keyfile /etc/chrony.keys
            commandkey 1
            driftfile /etc/chrony.drift


       chrony(1), chronyc(1), chronyd(8)


       Richard Curnow <>

       This man-page was written by Jan Schaumann <> as
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       The complete chrony documentation is supplied in texinfo format.