[ntp:questions] Re: Extend time synchronization to Windows

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue May 24 13:58:57 UTC 2005


ohaya wrote:
> Only one of the machines, MS05, is Windows 2003.  The others, MS04 and
> MS01, thank goodness, are Windows 2000 Servers.
> If I'm reading the article correctly, since MS01 is the domain
> controller, I shouldn't have the problem cited in the article with MS01
> synching (acting as a 'time client') with NTP on Solaris1, and MS04 and
> MS05 should be fine synching with MS01, (again) the domain controller.
> Did I interpret all of that correctly?

Again, basically yes. However, it depends on the Windows version, patch
level, and configuration. 

So you should just give it a try without the modification, and only tweak
the configuration if you find that w32time does not sync since it gets no
response from the NTP server.

Best regards,

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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