[ntp:questions] Re: Specifying command line parameters for ntpd running as a w2k service?

mayer at gis.net mayer at gis.net
Sun Jan 16 00:57:32 UTC 2005

Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> "John A. Milburn" <JohnAMilburn at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:GheGd.8667$OF5.7202 at attbi_s52...
> > "Tapio Sokura" <oh2kku at iki.fi> wrote in message
> > news:ALHFd.3783$tO5.431 at reader1.news.jippii.net...
> >> [...] how do I define command line parameters to
> >> ntpd running as a Windows service?
> > Open the Services applet.
> > Stop the service.
> > At the bottom of the dialog box is a place to put startup
> > (command line).
> Yup. And like a thousand people before you, you're going to find that
> the service ignores them.

Actually Maarten, this will work since you are not going through
the standard service startup. The BIND 8 BINDDlg (is that the right
name? I forget) works this way as you can pass parameters this
way. It uses the StartService() function, IIRC. It can't be used
to start the service and pass the arguments automatically


> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink

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