[ntp:questions] NTP Sync Problem

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue Mar 6 10:34:55 UTC 2007


Ron C. wrote:
> "Ryan Malayter" <malayter at gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:1173108501.797067.269830 at 30g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
> Windows 98.  It does have a program called "net time" which appears to
> recognize only Windows computers on the local network. 

Right, "net time" doesn't use the NTP protocol but a MS proprietary protocol
based on NETBIOS. 

That's why you can't use "net time" to get the time from a NTP server,
unless that NTP server machine runs Windows or Samba.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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