[CentOS] ntpdate past CentOS 7

Wed Dec 2 19:40:07 UTC 2020
Jon Pruente <jpruente at riskanalytics.com>

On Wed, Dec 2, 2020 at 1:26 PM John Pierce <jhn.pierce at gmail.com> wrote:

> the problem with that sort of time sync is that if your systems clock is
> running fast, then those once a day time syncs cause the clock to be set
> BACK a few seconds or whatever (in bad cases a few minutes).

Modern chrony that Bill Gee pointed out does a skew unless you manually
tell it to step the time into sync.