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Name

systemd-timedated.service, systemd-timedated — Time and date bus mechanism

Synopsis

systemd-timedated.service

/usr/lib/systemd/systemd-timedated

Description

systemd-timedated is a system service that may be used as a mechanism to change the system clock and timezone, as well as to enable/disable NTP time synchronization. systemd-timedated is automatically activated on request and terminates itself when it is unused.

The tool timedatectl(1) is a command-line client to this service.

See the developer documentation for information about the APIs systemd-timedated provides.

See Also

systemd(1), timedatectl(1), localtime(5), hwclock(8)