[ntp:hackers] Windows multicast

todd glassey todd.glassey at worldnet.att.net
Tue Oct 4 17:00:12 PDT 2005


See Windows Time Service...

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/library/TechRef/a0fcd250-e5f7-41b3-b0e8-240f8236e210.mspx


Windows CE commentary - SNTP in two modes - Unicast and Multicast -
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/wcecomm5/html/wce50oriSimpleNetworkTimeProtocolSNTPService.asp

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu>
To: <hackers at ntp.isc.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 4:21 PM
Subject: Re: [ntp:hackers] Windows multicast


> Danny,
>
> 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.
>
> Dave
>
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>
> > David L. Mills wrote:
> >
> >> Guys,
> >>
> >> 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.
> >
> > Danny
> >
> >> Dave
> >>
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