[ntp:questions] NTP 4.2.8 for Windows

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Dec 22 15:50:53 UTC 2014

A new GUI installer with ntp-4.2.8 for Windows is now available at our 
NTP download page:


Martin Burnicki wrote:
> Folks,
> ntp 4.2.8 has been released and includes a few security fixes.
> Unfortunatly these fixes which have been included after 4.2.7p485-RC
> break building the original tarball for Windows.
> I have a temporary fix for this and compiled 4.2.8 for Windows. A ZIP
> file with the binaries is available here:
> http://www.meinberg.de/download/ntp/windows/ntp-4.2.8-stable-debug.zip
> This also includes the current version of the openSSL DLL.
> If you already have NTP for Windows installed you can easily upgrade
> with a few steps:
> - stop the NTP service
> - extract the executables from the ZIP archive
> - copy the extracted executables over the ones existing in the
> installation folder, e.g.
> C:\Program files\NTP\bin  or
> C:\Program files (x86)\NTP\bin
> Please note you may need admin rights (i.e. "Run As Administrator ...")
> to update the files.
> - start the NTP service
> We (Meinberg) will try to roll up a new GUI installer on Monday, and of
> course I will push the patch which fixes the build to the NTP repo.
> Martin

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