[ntp:questions] Does NTPClient need to be enabled for clients

Jorge Silva jorgesilva_pt at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 11 20:44:19 UTC 2010

Sounds that you're all choosing the incorrect router...

If you're a home user, and with Linksys router I believe that you're, try 
out SMC... -:) Forget that Linksys is Cisco based - LOL
Otherwise ask Paul's $100K Router Vendor :)


I hope that the information above helps you.
Have a Nice day.

Jorge Silva
MVP Directory Services

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"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message 
news:7qOdnWzX-7lqz-nWnZ2dnUVZ_rCdnZ2d at giganews.com...
> Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote:
>>> Anyway, most, if not, ALL of them have cheap routers that provide this 
>>> functionally without additional cost.
>> I have a cheap router sitting by my left hand as I type this, and I'm 
>> here to tell you that it doesn't contain an NTP server.  There's very 
>> little to be gained by adding an extra stratum solely for the sake of 
>> dividing up the hops for the UDP/IP traffic, you know.  And you're 
>> missing the point that what you are talking about is merely yet another 
>> form of external time server, not qualitatively different from any other 
>> as far as the Windows Time Service is concerned.
> If have a router of that sort as well.  Not only does it lack an NTP 
> client it also lacks a clock!  (Linksys BEFR81)
> Expecting "Joe Sixpack" to configure NTP on a cheap router is just asking 
> for trouble!  Trouble of the "University of Wisconsin" sort.
> Or PHK vs. Dlink. 

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