Query the Chrony NTP daemon - chronyc

Query the Chrony NTP daemon. More information: chrony – chronyc(1).

  • Start chronyc in interactive mode:


  • Display tracking stats for the Chrony daemon:

chronyc tracking

  • Print the time sources that Chrony is currently using:

chronyc sources

  • Display stats for sources currently used by chrony daemon as a time source:

chronyc sourcestats

  • Step the system clock immediately, bypassing any slewing:

chronyc makestep

  • Display verbose information about each NTP source:

chronyc ntpdata