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

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


Jim,

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
-- 
Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont
Germany



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