How To Install NTP (Chrony) On CentOS 8 / CentOS 7 & RHEL 8 / RHEL 7

vi /etc/chrony.conf

Here, we will see how to install NTP (Chrony) On CentOS 8 / CentOS 7 & RHEL 8 / RHEL 7.
chronyc clients

NTP Clients
NTP Clients

Configure NTP Client Using Chrony

Chrony is an implementation of NTP, and it is a replacement for the old Ntpd used in previous versions of enterprise Linux operating systems.

Install Chrony On CentOS 8 / CentOS 7 & RHEL 8 / RHEL 7

chronyc makestep

Conclusion

systemctl restart chronyd

systemctl enable chronyd

Chrony works as the default NTP server and client on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8. In CentOS 7/ RHEL 7, you have an option to choose either NTP or Chrony as an NTP daemon.
yum install -y chrony

Install Chrony Package
Install Chrony Package

Configure NTP Server Using Chrony

vi /etc/chrony.conf

server 192.168.0.10

NTP Server
NTP Server

firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=ntp firewall-cmd --reload

Once you have configured the NTP server, go to the client machine and add this server as an NTP server.