[ntp:questions] Issues with w32tm on AD network

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Feb 25 14:26:34 UTC 2008

Ryan Malayter wrote:
> Configuraing all the clients takes about 30 seconds using Windows
> Group Policies on any of your domain controllers. There is an
> administrative template for the WIndows Time service, and you can
> configure time sources, poslling intervals, and many other parameters
> for w32time.
> See:
> Say what you will about w32time's accuracy... it *is* extremely
> managable in large windows networks.

That's why I mentioned that w32time may sometimes be the preferred solution.

I'm not familiar with W2k domain management, so I wonder whether the group
policied could also be used if ntpd was running on the PDC.

Please see also my reply to Danny.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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