[ntp:questions] Setting ntp servers with ntpd windows

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Aug 8 17:19:27 UTC 2007

shane-dated-1187195937.8dd77d at cm.nu wrote:
> Hello,
> I use the ntp installer for Windows and have installed to a number of
> machines here.  Just wondering if there is a better way of doing the ntpd
> server config than manual entries in ntp.conf.  For example on our
> Unix-based systems, we use a dhcp server and use the ntp-servers dhcp
> option.  The dhclient-script on the Unix clients rewrites ntp.conf with the
> servers obtained from dhcp making configuration changes much easier.  Is
> there any way to do this under the Windows client?
> Shane

Not as a DHCP or NTP process. Windows-administered domains allow you to
set up policy/login scripts to effectively allow you to do this, but
it's a totally Windows thing.


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