Server time incorrect after reboot

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Hello,

I have cPanel/WHM 78.0.21 installed on a CloudLinux 7.6 VPS. The CloudLinux installation is a conversion from a CentOS 7 minimal installation. However, every time I reboot the server, the time is incorrect, and I must sync it with the time server through WHM. Is there a reason why this is occurring? Is there a NTP package I must install, or should cPanel/WHM be doing this automatically?

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This is often the case if the time is wrong on the vm host node.

You can run

yum install ntp
service ntpd start
chkcofig ntpd on

To keep the time synced automatically.
 

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This is often the case if the time is wrong on the vm host node.

You can run

yum install ntp
service ntpd start
chkcofig ntpd on

To keep the time synced automatically.
Thanks for your reply GOT. I tried installing NTP and disabling Chronyd however the time still would not sync. I reverted back to using Chrony and it appears that it is unable to reach any time servers even after disabling the firewall on the VPS. I'm beginning to believe this is an issue on my VPS providers end and have opened a ticket with them. I'll post back here though if I continue having difficulty after ruling out my VPS provider's network as the issue.
 
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Thanks for your reply GOT. I tried installing NTP and disabling Chronyd however the time still would not sync. I reverted back to using Chrony and it appears that it is unable to reach any time servers even after disabling the firewall on the VPS. I'm beginning to believe this is an issue on my VPS providers end and have opened a ticket with them. I'll post back here though if I continue having difficulty after ruling out my VPS provider's network as the issue.
This is because of the attack on the ntp port.
Most of the time this port is closed by hosting/server provider.
Your issue is from the server node.
 

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Hi,

Sorry for the late reply. I did get an update from my hosting provider. They said as the main IP for my VPS is going over Voxility for DDoS protection, the NTP port is indeed closed.
 
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