[ntp:questions] Seeking "net time" Response without Active Directory

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jan 3 09:03:35 UTC 2008


gcatlin at ix.netcom.com wrote:
> We use a pc punchclock that relies on the "net time" command.  We are
> a netware/linux shop and use an ntp time source, however, we do not
> use Active Directory.  So far have been unable to make the punchclock
> work.  Is there any way we can respond with the time when the
> punchclock requests "net time?"  Any assistance would be appreciated.

"net time" uses a NETBIOS call to query the time from another machine. If
you are running a Linux machine then you can enable samba to reply to those

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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