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timed(8)                  BSD System Manager's Manual                 timed(8)


NAME

     timed -- time synchronization daemon


SYNOPSIS

     timed takes no arguments, and users should not launch it manually.


DESCRIPTION

     timed maintains system clock accuracy by synchronizing the clock with
     reference clocks via technologies like NTP.  Inputs are merged inside of
     timed, where it calculates uncertainty to facilitate scheduling proactive
     time jobs. timed is also aware of power/battery conditions.


FILES

     /etc/ntp.conf
                   NTP server configuration.

     /var/db/timed/com.apple.timed.plist
                   The cached state of timed

     /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.timed.plist
                   The timed service's property list file for launchd(8).


SEE ALSO

     date(1), settimeofday(2), adjtime(2), gettimeofday(2), launchd(8)


HISTORY

     This timed first appeared in Mac OS X 10.13 and iOS 5.0.

Darwin                         January 26, 2016                         Darwin

Mac OS X 10.13.1 - Generated Sat Nov 11 07:30:52 CST 2017
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