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How to see the time synchronization details with timedatectl

The timedatectl command can show the time, time zone information, and its status. Add the timesync-status subcommand to see synchronization details.


Use timedatectl with the timesync-status command to see the actual status. Under normal conditions, the leap should show ’normal'.

# timedatectl timesync-status
       Server: (ntp.ubuntu.com)
Poll interval: 34min 8s (min: 32s; max 34min 8s)
         Leap: normal
      Version: 4
      Stratum: 2
    Reference: 4FF33C32
    Precision: 1us (-25)
Root distance: 762us (max: 5s)
       Offset: +882us
        Delay: 15.169ms
       Jitter: 7.098ms
 Packet count: 711
    Frequency: +2.731ppm

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