[ntp:questions] Re: How to sync my Internet-PC via ntp?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.not-this-bit
Tue Nov 18 20:36:17 UTC 2003

"Manuel Reimer" <MReimer at despammed.com> wrote in message
news:bpdreo$1mg8rr$1 at ID-87373.news.uni-berlin.de...
> Hi,
> I want to use the ntpd-Service in Windows 2000. Everything I want to do
> is to synchronize the system-clock of my Internet-PC with a time-server.
> For security reasons I don't want to act as server. I simply want to be
> a client which asks for the time. I also don't want to use any
> remote-administration tools of ntpd.
> How do I have to create my ntp.conf to get an as secure as possible
> ntp-client?
> Thank you in advance

As a starting example, your file could be as simple as:

driftfile %windir%\ntp.drift        # path for drift file
server time.apple.com

I'll leave it to those more expert to add extra servers and the security
you want.  Be sure to disable the W32Time native time service.


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