[ntp:questions] Re: follow up on Windows 2003 SP1 Time Service versus ntpd
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Aug 16 07:52:55 UTC 2006
> W32time as included in Windows Server 2003 with SP1 and higher is,
> according to Microsoft, an NTPv3 compliant server and client (not just
> SNTP). It seems to perform well within the limits of its claimed
> accuracy (2^-6), is more configurable than predecessors, and seems to
> send compliant packets with correct stratum, precision, etc.
> All earlier versions of w32time (including all versions of XP and 2000)
> are indeed problematic and SNTP-like in their behavior.
Can you tell us a specific version number of w32time which implements this?
It would make it easier to tell whether the "good new" version or the "bad
old" version of w32time is running. I could imagine the new version might
also become available for XP or so in a service pack.
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