[ntp:questions] Windows built-in SNTP/NTP clients

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Tue Aug 12 07:21:19 UTC 2008


Ryan Malayter wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Peter Laws <plaws at ou.edu> wrote:
>> Can someone post a list or point me to one, that shows which
>> versions of MS-Windows have decent NTP clients?  I know that
>> NT/2K/XP does not but what about W2k3, '2k8, etc?
>
> http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Support/WindowsTimeService
>
> and these from my blog:
>
> http://blog.malayter.com/2006/05/windows-2003-sp1-has-real-ntp-service.html
> http://blog.malayter.com/2008/03/configuring-windows-time-service.html

I just checked Vista (Home Premium) and the built-in NTP does not respond 
to NTPQ requests.  Does the one in Windows 2003 or 2008?  Can any 
implementation which fails to respond to NTPQ commands be called "decent"?

Thanks,
David 





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