[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Tue Jun 23 16:54:13 UTC 2009

David J Taylor wrote:
> David Woolley wrote:
>> David J Taylor wrote:
>>> It should have a few lines like:
>>>  server 0.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>>  server 1.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
>>> but you may have something different from "uk" depending what you
>>> asked for at installation time.
>> You might also have problems if DNS was broken at the time you started
>> the service.
> Yes, although I thought that some of the more recent NTPs retried from 
> time to time.  I'm not very clear on that.
> In Windows, the dependency for the NTP service is the TCP/IP Protocol 
> Driver, and the IPSEC driver, which is the same as the DNS Client.

No, it doesn't need IPSEC since it doesn't use it. If that's included in
the dependency list then that's a mistake. It could depend on the DNS
client but that's not a requirement. I disable mine.


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