[ntp:questions] Issues with w32tm on AD network

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Feb 26 07:48:58 UTC 2008

Evandro Menezes wrote:

> This will cause NTP to start before W32TIME and thus NTP will take
> over disciplining the Windows DC clock and the domain workstations
> will still communicate with W32TIME.

If this works, I suspect it is ntpd that is serving the time and all 
that w32time is doing is maintaining the active directory entry.  In 
that case, Microsoft could always fix w32time so that it doesn't declare 
itself available if it is unable to serve time.

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