On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 09:32:49AM +0430, Mehdi Shirazi wrote: > Hi > For a large network with old nodes instead of setting Daylight Times one by > one on them(some nodes have incorrect Daylight dates ) I want to use offset > in chrony.conf and every six month I add one hour=3600 second to it and > after 6 months remove it and disable Daylight Saving on all nodes. > Do you think this will work ?
So, there are clients that cannot be fixed/configured to apply a DST change correctly, and the idea is that NTP (which works in UTC) would compensate for this error in local time? If you don't mind that the system time (UTC) will be wrong and the clients can quickly correct a one-hour offset, then I guess it could work. You would just need to change the offset values in chrony.conf and restart the service. The clients may take some time before they correct their clocks depending on the implementation. Please note that some clients may abort due to a panic threshold (e.g. ntpd in default configuration). -- Miroslav Lichvar -- To unsubscribe email chrony-users-requ...@chrony.tuxfamily.org with "unsubscribe" in the subject. For help email chrony-users-requ...@chrony.tuxfamily.org with "help" in the subject. Trouble? Email listmas...@chrony.tuxfamily.org.