[ntp:questions] tardisnt unexpected WAN access

Mike -- Email Ignored m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 17 03:13:03 UTC 2009


On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 01:35:06 +0000, malayter wrote:

> On Feb 16, 2009 6:49pm, Mike -- Email Ignored
> <m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> > http://www.kaska.demon.co.uk/
>> I didn't find an answer to my question there.
> 
> Tardis is commercial software. Presumably, you paid for it, and you can
> receive vendor support. The vendor has an email address on thier site
> for just such an eventuality:
> support at kaska.demon.co.uk
> 
> If you can't get help there, I would suggest dropping Tardis entirely,
> and start using the free Windows Time Service included with Windows XP.
> Or use the reference implementation ntpd, which is more complicated, but
> is also more precise and has many more features.
> 
> Hostorically, this list/newsgroup has genreally been about the network
> protocol NTP itself, and the reference implementation of that protocol,
> "ntpd". Other implementations are discussed as well, usually with
> regards to protocol interoperability. Very few people here seem to use
> Tardis, especially since Windows Time Service was introduced and
> included with Windows 2000.

Thanks for this information; I just e-mailed them.  The reason I use
Tardis is that I found that the WinXP ntp capability ran too
infrequently, and the time drifted too much.  I saw no way to
change alter the WinXP time capability, and Tardis is a quick and
easy solution.

Mike.




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