[ntp:questions] Issues with w32tm on AD network

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue Feb 26 08:52:05 UTC 2008


David Woolley wrote:
> Evandro Menezes wrote:
> 
>> 
>> This will cause NTP to start before W32TIME and thus NTP will take
>> over disciplining the Windows DC clock and the domain workstations
>> will still communicate with W32TIME.
> 
> If this works, I suspect it is ntpd that is serving the time and all
> that w32time is doing is maintaining the active directory entry.  In
> that case, Microsoft could always fix w32time so that it doesn't declare
> itself available if it is unable to serve time.

Agreed. 

Though it may currently work I don't think that's a proper solution.

Martin 
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