ipa-client-install warns conflicting ntpd/chronyd time&date synchronization service

Solution Verified - Updated -


Below warning message is returned when attempting to install IPA client:

# ipa-client-install
WARNING: ntpd time&date synchronization service will not be configured as
conflicting service (chronyd) is enabled
Use --force-ntpd option to disable it and force configuration of ntpd


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • ntp
    • chrony
  • Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) / FreeIPA
    • ipa-client

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