Can a NTP server on a virtual machine provide reliable NTP service?

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  • We are planning to deploy a NTP server on a virtual machine. Can the NTP server provide reliable NTP service enough?

  • Is there any recommended setting for NTP Server on VMware architecture?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.x
  • VMware
  • Xen
  • Hyper-V / including Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Other Virtual Machine Implementations
  • NTP server (ntpd, chronyd)

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