Received Insights recommendations for NTP services although ntpd service is disabled

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Rule NTP_TINKER_PANIC being triggered for systems having ntpd disabled and only chrony running
  • NTP configuration checks being performed by case portal sosreport analyzer even when ntp service is not in use which may be confusing.
  • Uploading sosreports to the case portal gets KCS recommendations for NTP services although ntpd is disabled and only chrony running/enabled.


  • Red Hat Insights
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

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