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Systemd 213 Adds A Time Sync Daemon

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Published on 28 May 2014 09:15 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in systemd
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The latest update to systemd is now available and it adds a lot more functionality to the system management daemon.

The first new feature to systemd 213 is the systemd-timesyncd daemon that implements an SNTP client for synchronizing the system time across the network. There's also a new systemd-resolved for systemd's network purposes.

Systemd 213 also adds new systemctl sub-commands, new RebootArgument and FailureAction settings for service units, hostnamed was updated, networkd gained new functionality, and various other changes.

More information on systemd 213 can be found via this morning's release announcement.

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