To install Chrony on CentOS, you can use the package manager
yum. Here are the steps to install Chrony:
- Open a terminal on your CentOS system.
- Make sure your system is updated by running the following command:bashCopy code
sudo yum update
- Install Chrony using the following command:bashCopy code
sudo yum install chrony
- Once the installation is complete, you can start and enable the Chrony service to ensure it starts automatically on boot:bashCopy code
sudo systemctl start chronyd sudo systemctl enable chronyd
- Check the status of the Chrony service to ensure it is running:bashCopy code
sudo systemctl status chronydIf everything is set up correctly, you should see output indicating that the service is active and running.
Now, Chrony is installed and running on your CentOS system. You can configure Chrony by editing its configuration file located at
/etc/chrony.conf. After making any changes to the configuration file, remember to restart the Chrony service:
sudo systemctl restart chronyd
Make sure to adjust any firewall settings if necessary to allow NTP (Network Time Protocol) traffic if you want your system to synchronize its time with remote NTP servers.