[ntp:hackers] Windows multicast
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Tue Oct 4 16:21:53 PDT 2005
The sysadmin here says the feature was not in the base XP, but was added
in one of the service packs. I can't vouch for the truth of that, as I
am completely brainfried how to verify.
Danny Mayer wrote:
> David L. Mills wrote:
>> Our sysadmin says that they used to install NTP on all Windows
>> machines upon arrival; however, that isn't necessary any more because
>> in Sp1 or SP2 the machine worked NTP in mulitcast with native
>> support. Can anyone confirm or deny that?
> I don't believe that w32time handles multicast in any shape or form.
> Don't forget that w32time is a broken implementation of sntp. I don't
> believe that sntp supports multicast does it. I'd like to see a
> Microsoft document that makes that claim.
> I do have ntpd working as a multicast client.
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