[ntp:questions] Windows server sync to LocalCLK

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Jun 13 13:01:58 UTC 2007


John,

John wrote:
> Hi tony,
> 
> if you mean the Windows Time Service then yes, it has been disabled. If
> not, what is the name of the NTP client?

The NTP service is displayed in the Windows service manager as "Network Time
Protocol".

If you have installed the NTP service using the GUI installer provided by
Meinberg then w32time (the Windows Time Service) should have been disabled
during installation.

If you run your time server with local clock as the only reference then it
may indeed take a few minutes until the NTP service claims to be
synchronized.

Once the time server claims to be synchronized you can speed up
synchronization of the clients if you append the "iburst" keyword to the
server line int ntp.conf, e.g.:

server my-time-server iburst

Martin
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Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont
Germany




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