[ntp:questions] Trouble with XP IPv6 ntp client (still unable to connect to link local ntp server)

Rob nomail at example.com
Sat Aug 7 14:34:19 UTC 2010


Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> On 8/6/2010 3:54 AM, Rob wrote:
>>> Danny Mayer<mayer at ntp.org>  wrote:
>>>> Never run ntpd on a virtual machine. In this case let the VMWare host
>>>> run ntpd. The VM clients don't need it, they get their clock from the
>>>> underlying VM which should be disciplining the clock.
>
> I have preached the same for a few years, but then I read an article 
> from/about VMware where one of their architects stated that the latest 
> ESX product gave even better results when running ntpd on the client OS.

Yes.  We run ESX systems with ntpd in the client and it works fine.
It should certainly be possible to test a network on this configuration.
Anyway, it already became clear that the VMware system was not the cause
of the problem.




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