[ntp:questions] NTP and WinXP

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Nov 9 14:31:25 UTC 2011

> Hi everybody!
> I'm trying to configure the ntp client (w32time) of a computer that runs 
> XP to synchronize with a ntp server running on a linux server.
> Does anybody know where I can set the stratum of the XP computer?
> (I get the following error when I try to synchronize: "The time sample 
> was rejected because: The peer's stratum is less than the host's 
> stratum".
> I found two entries in the windows registry (AnnounceFlags and 
> InputProvider) that could help but I can't find the solution.
> Need help! :)
> Thanks in advance.

As Dave Hart says, install the Windows port of NTP on your XP system. 
There is some help here:



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