[ntp:questions] Re: time reset, syncronisation lost and Large PPM values

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Tue Nov 1 15:51:48 UTC 2005

Martin Burnicki wrote:
> David,
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> There's nothing wrong with a properly configured Windows system
>> running as an NTP server, with the distributed NTP software.  If you
>> meant to say that running the Microsoft "W32time" software does not
>> provide a fully compliant NTP service, then I would completely agree
>> with your doubts!
> Windows *is* a lousy timekeeper. We've had a customer where the
> Windows system clock has lost about 30 seconds (!) whenever a
> scheduled job was run to deal with their databases.
> Martin

I did say "properly configured"!  As evidence, I offer:


which is running from an Internet server.


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