Package Details: networkmanager-dispatcher-chrony 2.1-1

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Package Base: networkmanager-dispatcher-chrony
Description: Dispatcher Script for chrony
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Keywords: chrony dispatcher networkmanager ntp script
Licenses: MIT
Submitter: Freso
Maintainer: Freso
Last Packager: Freso
Votes: 69
Popularity: 0.74
First Submitted: 2011-11-01 22:21 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2015-07-12 13:43 (UTC)

Latest Comments

pcmoore commented on 2019-06-14 02:27 (UTC)

I made some small changes to add NTP servers from DHCP and use chrony's built in network route detection to mark servers on/offline. If anyone is interested, I've put a copy up at the link below:

lotia commented on 2018-09-28 22:40 (UTC) (edited on 2018-09-28 22:46 (UTC) by lotia)

This script is errorring because it can't find 'which'. The error in the systemd journal is

/etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/10-chrony: line 9: which: command not found

Instead it is possible to use 'command -v' to get the path of chronyc on line 9. has a patch that has been confirmed working.

sampurna commented on 2014-12-10 07:07 (UTC)

this script produces authentication errors for me: 501 Not authorised --- Reply not authenticated which I think it's because the generated password in /etc/chrony.keys was hashed with SHA1. 10-chrony could be enhanced to specify the "authhash" command before "password", but this seems simpler: --- 10-chrony~ 2014-12-08 00:09:03.000000000 -0500 +++ 10-chrony 2014-12-10 02:04:29.086331142 -0500 @@ -7,17 +7,13 @@ LANG='C' # Chrony set-up -CHRONY=/usr/bin/chronyc +CHRONY='/usr/bin/chronyc -a' CONFIG=/etc/chrony.conf -KEYFILE=`grep ^keyfile $CONFIG | sed 's/[^ ]* //' -` -COMMANDKEY=`grep ^commandkey $CONFIG | sed 's/[^ ]* //' -` -PASSWORD=`grep ^$COMMANDKEY $KEYFILE | sed 's/.*[^ ] //' -` STATECMD='nmcli -t --fields STATE g' chrony_cmd() { echo Chrony going $1. exec $CHRONY <<EOF -password $PASSWORD $1 EOF }

commented on 2014-10-06 13:51 (UTC)

@Freso I sent you a PR with some fixes.

Freso commented on 2014-08-14 08:53 (UTC)

Implemented latest changes by Troy Engel. Thank you! Also, feel free to make pull requests proper against in the future. :)

troyengel commented on 2014-08-11 22:53 (UTC)

The NetworkManager that is in the repository no longer ships the 'nm-tool' utility, so this script is also broken in that area. It can be replaced by "nmcli -t --fields STATE g" easily: STATECMD="nmcli -t --fields STATE g" [...] if [ ! `${STATECMD}` = 'connected' ]; then [...] This fix plus the PASSWORD one now results in a fully working dispatcher with the latest NM release.

troyengel commented on 2014-08-11 21:30 (UTC)

This script doesn't work with the default configuration of chrony.conf and chrony.keys; they set the keyword 'generatecommandkey' which writes the key in MD5 format (other Googling shows SHA is also possible): 1 MD5 HEX:AABBCCDDEEFF This is documented here: The issue is the sed line for PASSWORD doesn't strip out the method, so tries to pass "MD5 HEX:..." over to chronyc. Here's a sed that works for both what's in the wiki ('1 xyzzy') and the autogenerated keys ('1 MD5 HEX:...'): -PASSWORD=`grep ^$COMMANDKEY $KEYFILE | sed 's/[^ ]* //' -` +PASSWORD=`grep ^$COMMANDKEY $KEYFILE | sed 's/.*[^ ] //' -` That will extract the other direction - find the last space and grab what follows it, rather than finding the first space etc. It also looks like we could just avoid this altogether and use "chronyc -a" to automatically do the needful.