[ntp:questions] Re: Howto synchronize a ntp client (Linux) with a server running w32time (Win 2000)?

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Wed Mar 2 20:31:58 UTC 2005

<philippe.reis at tiscali.be> wrote in message 
news:4225fd07$0$44063$5fc3050 at dreader2.news.tiscali.nl...

> Is it possible to synchronize an NTP client with a server running w32time?

    This is not worth even attempting.

> I read somewhere that w32time on Windows is a SNTP server and not a real 
> NTP.
> Is it possible to sync a Linux NTP client on a SNTP server?
> Does a Linux SNTP client exist?

    You can use 'ntpdate' to set the time from the time server. But you 
can't really synchronize the time.


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