[ntp:questions] Issues with w32tm on AD network
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Feb 28 09:00:53 UTC 2008
Evandro Menezes wrote:
> On Feb 27, 7:06 am, Ryan Malayter <malay... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is not true. Windows time service uses UDP/123, just like every
>> other NTP or SNTP implmentation. All of Microsoft's documentation that
>> I have read (and I think I have read everything concerning w32time)
>> agrees on that point.
> That's true. But W32TIME also registers the time service to the
> domain or AD hierarchy, allowing the workstations to synchronize with
That's what I meant in one of my earlier posts.
> But when the workstations contact the DC, I think that NTP will
> reply instead.
If that setup really works then it's indeed a good workaround for using ntpd
on the PDC.
Unfortunately I've currently no W2k3 domain set up for testing ...
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