[ntp:questions] New Windows NTP Installer available
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Jul 31 16:28:45 UTC 2007
Ulrich Windl wrote:
> "David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk> writes:
>> Heiko Gerstung wrote:
>>> Hi Gurus of Time!
>>> I am very happy to announce that we just released a new stable
>>> version of our NTP Installer for Windows, including ntp-4.2.4p3 and
>>> Best Regards,
>> There /may/ be another issue with Windows 2000, in that NTP is producing
>> event-log messages about not being able to write ntp.drift.TEMP. I
>> checked the ntp.drift (actually in \WinNT\ in this installation) and it
>> didn't have a permissions entry for the ntp account, so I have now changed
>> the permissions to all-users, full control. It's about 30 minutes before
>> the next error message is due, so I'll try and check back then....
> Why not use %USERPROFILE% instead of "%SystemRoot% for state information?
> There may be also %TMP% or %TEMP% defined. UNIX users always make a
> difference between program directories (which may be shared read-only) and
> data directories which should be writable and private).
It runs as a service and uses the service information. Can't use the
%USERPROFILE% that way. At some point I'll get the location added to the
registry which will simplify things.
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