chrony sets source as offline at boot resulting in no clock synchronization

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • Checking the chronyd.service unit status shows Source x.x.x.x offline after booting

    # journalctl -b -u chronyd.service
    -- Logs begin at ..., end at .... --
    ... systemd[1]: Starting NTP client/server...
    ... chronyd[654]: chronyd version 3.2 starting (+CMDMON +NTP +REFCLOCK +RTC +PRIVDROP +SCFILTER +SECHASH +SIGND +ASYNCDNS +IPV6 +DEBUG)
    ... chronyd[654]: Frequency 13.776 +/- 2.124 ppm read from /var/lib/chrony/drift
    ... systemd[1]: Started NTP client/server.
    ... chronyd[654]: Source x.x.x.x offline
  • chronyc activity reports sources are offline

    # chronyc activity
    200 OK
    0 sources online
    1 sources offline
    0 sources doing burst (return to online)
    0 sources doing burst (return to offline)
    0 sources with unknown address


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • chronyd

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