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Oracle Linux: Automatic Package Updates Stop Working with Error"Could not parse server directive at line xx in file /etc/chrony.conf" (Doc ID 2893936.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The dnf-automatic package is a component that allows the automatic download and installation of updates automatically by using systemd timers.

Refer: Oracle Linux 8 : How to Configure Automatic Package Updates on the Server (Doc ID 2738790.1)

On Oracle Linux 8,  the "Automatic Package Updates" on the server stopped working and logs show "Could not parse server directive at line xx in file /etc/chrony.conf"


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