Cannot open log file /var/log/ntp.log when starting ntpd service.

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  • Getting logs below while starting ntpd service

    # systemctl status ntpd -l
    ● ntpd.service - Network Time Service
     Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/ntpd.service; enabled; vendor     preset: disabled)
     Active: active (running) since Tue 2019-06-04 12:59:56 AEST; 3min 16s       ago
     Process: 66559 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/ntpd -u ntp:ntp $OPTIONS (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
     Main PID: 66560 (ntpd)
     CGroup: /system.slice/ntpd.service
           └─66560 /usr/sbin/ntpd -u ntp:ntp -g -u ntp:ntp
    Jun 04 12:59:56 node1 ntpd[66560]: Cannot open log file /var/log/ntp.log


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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