Time Synchronization

To ensure your Akash node maintains accurate time synchronization, we recommend using chrony over systemd-timesyncd. Chrony is a versatile implementation of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) and ensures better time accuracy and reliability.

The guide is broken down into the following sections:


Chrony is straightforward to install and configure. Run the following command to install chrony:

Terminal window
apt -y install chrony

Chrony automatically disables the systemd-timesyncd service upon installation, so no additional configuration is needed.


We found that some servers were out of sync, and all attempts to fix systemd-timesyncd were unsuccessful. Chrony, used in various production environments, ensures perfect time synchronization.


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