Best practices for NTP

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Issue

  • Best practices for NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • How many time sources should be used for NTP?
  • How many NTP servers should be configured?
  • What is the recommended number of NTP servers?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • ntp
  • chrony

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