Are the clocks in docker containers in Fargate synced with the host?

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Hi,

Are the clocks of docker containers running in Fargate synced with the host and is that host running ntp? I read that on stackoverflow that, since you can't run ntp in a container in fargate, the container will sync with the host clock. However I can't find this is the AWS documentation anywhere if this is indeed the case and if not how to configure this in fargate.

Lars

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Hi,

yes, the Fargate tasks clock is synced with the host. You can't do any custom configuration about it, but you can monitor the accuracy if your application is time-sensitive: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2021/09/monitoring-clock-aws-fargate-amazon-ecs/

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Monica
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