[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.

Danny


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