[ntp:questions] Re: WinXP ntpd as service with dial-up connection

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Nov 29 17:47:55 UTC 2004

"kermit" <cku192 at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<coeeft$t30$1 at news.mch.sbs.de>...
> Hi,
> after getting ADSL connection I tried to finally install ntpd as service on 
> my system. We currently use it in PPPoE mode i.e. connection is established 
> manually. Unfortunately, ntpd seems to never attempt to contact severs after 
> initial attempt has failed. It is clear with server names (as initital DNS 
> resolution fails) but it also does not work with IP addresses.
> Currently using 510 group version. Anybody has an idea?
> Thank you
> =arvi=

Did you make sure that your firewall is allowing you to send packets
out? If you installed WXP SP2 then the firewall is on IIRC. The fact
that DNS looksups also fail is a sure indication of lack of
connectivity and is not specific to ntp.


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