[ntp:questions] NTP broadcast on Windows2008

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Jul 2 20:35:23 UTC 2009


Earcom2 wrote:
> I need to be able to broadcast NTP out to a single subnet from a
> Windows 2008 server that sits on two networks.  I know that w32time
> does not support broadcasting, is it possible with ntpd?  Any help
> greatly appreciated.

It is possible with ntpd.  I've never done it but the docs say it can be 
done and, over the years, I think I would have noticed any complaints.
Ntpd also supports multicast.  See the official documentation at 
http://www.ntp.org/ for the sordid details.




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