[ntp:questions] New Windows NTP Installer available

gldickens3 gldickens3 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 14:20:42 UTC 2007


On Jul 27, 8:46 am, Heiko Gerstung
<heiko_removeme_.gerst... at meinberg.de> wrote:
> gldickens3 schrieb:
>
> > My second issue is that on the initial boot of my machines the ntpd
> > service successfully autostarts but it only includes one (1) ntp time
> > server even though I have seven (7)  time servers in my configuration
> > file.
>
> Did you specifiy your missing servers by hostname or IP address in your ntp.conf
> file? I could imagine that they are not used because the DNS service is not up
> and running when NTP is started.

Hi Heiko,

Yep, I had specified the host name instead of the IP addresses for
five of the seven time servers. As soon as I changed time server host
name to IP addresses in my ntp.conf file then all time servers were
then used on the initial boot of my machine.  Problem solved!

Thanks,

Gordon




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