Monday, November 12, 2018

What is Google’s NTP service and how to configure NTP on Compute Engine instances?

From inside a virtual machine running on Google Compute Engine, you can use metadata.google.internal. You can also just use the system clock, which is automatically synced with the smeared leap second. Google does not offer an external NTP service that advertises smeared leap seconds.

You can find documentation about configuring NTP on Compute Engine instances