If it fails, it may be for one of the following reasons: Your personal or network firewall prevents clock synchronization.
Most corporate and organizational firewalls will block time synchronization, as do some personal firewalls.
The setup did run pretty smooth now for about 2 months, but yesterday i had a corruption on my USB stick.
Luckily I got a full backup laying around, so the machine was up again in no time!
However, if you don't have a continuous Internet connection through a cable modem or DSL modem, the automatic synchronization might not always occur.
In that case, you can force an immediate synchronization by clicking the Update Now button on the Internet Time tab in Date and Time in Control Panel.
If your Raspberry Pi is not connected to the Internet, you are out of luck and the only option is to buy and install an RTC module.
This is because it has a lithium battery in the modern computers and another type of battery in the old ones.Accurate timekeeping has become a critical component of modern software deployments.Whether it's making sure logs are recorded in the right order or database updates are applied correctly, out-of-sync time can cause errors, data corruption, and other hard to debug issues.If your computer is a member of a domain, your computer clock is probably synchronized automatically by a network time server If your computer is not a member of a domain, you can synchronize your computer clock with an Internet time server.If synchronization is enabled, your computer clock is synchronized with an Internet time server once a week.Now that we know how to check the clock and set time zones, let’s make sure our time is being synchronized properly. In this article we’ve shown how to view the system time, change time zones, work with Ubuntu's default timesyncd, and install ntpd.