[ntp:questions] New Windows NTP Installer available

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sat Jul 28 16:31:41 UTC 2007

"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk>
wrote in message news:5Pnqi.5327$By5.3785 at text.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
> Should NTP have a dependency on DNS being working, before the NTP
> service starts?  IIRC, it does depend on TCP being running, but it
> looks as if that isn't enough.  It's as if it should depend on the
> DNS service being running, but of course many PCs don't run DNS as
> a service.....

If there are hostnames in ntp.conf, obviously the answer is yes.
But it's not the DNS server which is needed but the DNS resolver,
Dnscache/DNS Client on my Windows 2000.

Maarten Wiltin

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