[ntp:questions] Re: New NTP version for Windows with GUI setupavailable

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Thu Jan 5 07:57:55 UTC 2006

Danny Mayer wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> Just a small point, but it would be nice if ntpd used the event
>> number ID on Windows as well.  At the moment, all events have an
>> event ID of 3, whereas there could be different numbers for (say)
>> startup, shutdown, time resets, change of sync source,
>> initialisation messages etc.  The Windows event viewer allows you to
>> filter by event ID.
>> David
> Actually it does. Errors are log as event ID of 1, Info to 3, and
> warnings to 2. We could add categories but the syslog calls would need
> to be changed too. That's actually quite a bit of work. I usually see
> event IDs 1 and 3.
> Danny

Oh, thanks for that, Danny.  It looks like I'm only seeing "info" events, 
so only "normal" operation - which is how it should be!  I guess my 
follow-on question might be: "Should time resets (except immediately after 
start-up) be "info" or "warning" level?"


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