[ntp:questions] Where is the log file?

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sat Jun 28 01:19:29 UTC 2008


Alan wrote:
>   The Windows Event log shows an error, "Unable to initialize .rnd
> file":
> 
> Log Name:      Application
> Source:        NTP
> Date:          6/17/2008 7:57:31 PM
> Event ID:      1
> Task Category: None
> Level:         Error
> Keywords:      Classic
> User:          N/A
> Description:
> Unable to initialize .rnd file
> 
>            Anybody know what this means on Vista?    Thanks, Alan

This has nothing to do with Vista. This has to do with OpenSSL. It needs 
to create a seed file called .rnd. I forget where it puts it but I did 
document this behavior in the winnt.html file.

Danny



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