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Oracle Linux: Server Running Chrony Gets Error "[Info]: Consistency check FAILED" (Doc ID 2616353.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Server running the chronyd service experienced errors with time keeping and received the following alert messages about an NTP failure when trying to sync time against two local NTP servers:



However both NTP servers are pingable from the Oracle Linux server and the chrony is correctly configured to be a client of these NTP servers in /etc/chrony.conf.


 The ntpd service provided by the ntp package was enabled, started and was running on the server when the chronyd service started to experience failures when trying to sync time or trying to restart.


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