[ntp:questions] Issues with w32tm on AD network

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Mar 3 08:41:22 UTC 2008


Ryan Malayter wrote:
> Active Directory is completely dependent on DNS. In fact, an Active
> Dfirectory domain requires a DNS server that allows SRV records and
> dynamic updates to even function. Active directory is generally not
> used for name resolution (with a few exceptions, such as specifying IP
> ranges for AD sites to tweak the replication topology). Otherwise, DNS
> supplies the name resolution layer for all Windows domain operations.

As already mentioned I'm not very familiar with AD, I've just done some
basic tests with w32time vs. ntpd. So your comments make things much


Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont


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