[tor-relays] NTP and tor
nusenu-lists at riseup.net
Mon Jul 30 22:46:00 UTC 2018
> I've been reading up on NTP a bit and using ntpdate to occasionally
> update the system time is now deprecated. We're supposed to run ntpd.
> Ntpd docs make it sound like ntpd needs to run a listener to function
> at all.
> I'd rather not add additional attack surface to my relay.
The daemon would give you better precision and less "jumps",
but running ntpdate via cron regularly should do it as well
(tor does not need super sub-second exact time)
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