Oracle Linux 7: System Time Goes 'out of sync' Every Time After Reboot. Also, ntpd Deamon Fails to Start Automatically After Reboot. (Doc ID 2241174.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Generic Linux

Symptoms

In Oracle Linux 7, time becomes 'out of sync' every time after reboot. ntpd service doesn't come up automatically after reboot, even though it is set to "enabled".
Manually syncing the time using ntpdate and starting the ntpd service works.

Cause

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