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Oracle Linux: Considerations for Choosing a Given Number of ntpd/chronyd Time Sources (Doc ID 2895360.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The benefit of time synchronization within computing environments is well understood.

When implementing time synchronization, however, little consideration is often given to how many time sources to configure.

This document outlines benefits and limitations when choosing a given number of time servers.


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