[ntp:questions] New Windows NTP Installer available

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Sat Jul 28 18:13:15 UTC 2007


Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> "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.
>
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltin

My mistake.  DNS resolver/cache/client it should be.

David 





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