CHRONYC(1) User's Manual CHRONYC(1)NAMEchronyc - command-line interface for chronyd
chrony is a pair of programs for maintaining the accuracy of computer
chronyc is a command-line interface program which can be used to moni‐
tor chronyd's performance and to change various operating parameters
whilst it is running.
A detailed description of all commands supported by chronyc is avail‐
able via the documentation supplied with the distribution (chrony.txt
A summary of the options supported by chronyc is included below.
-n display raw IP addresses (don't attempt to look up hostnames)
-4 resolve hostnames only to IPv4 addresses
-6 resolve hostnames only to IPv6 addresses
-m allow multiple commands to be specified on the command line.
Each argument will be interpreted as a whole command.
This option can be used to specify an alternate location for the
configuration file (default /etc/chrony.conf). The configuration
file is needed for the -a option.
-a With this option chronyc will try to authenticate automatically
on start. It will read the configuration file, read the command
key from the keyfile and run the authhash and password commands.
specify command. If no command is given, chronyc will read com‐
To report bugs, please visit http://chrony.tuxfamily.org
SEE ALSOchronyd(8), chrony(1)
Richard Curnow <email@example.com>
This man-page was written by Jan Schaumann <firstname.lastname@example.org> as
part of "The Missing Man Pages Project". Please see http://www.net‐
meister.org/misc/m2p2/index.html for details.
The complete chrony documentation is supplied in texinfo format.
chrony 1.29.1 January 2014 CHRONYC(1)