[ntp:questions] no drift-file on 2008 R2 vps and the time diff. is getting bigger and bigger?

gooly gooly at gmx.at
Sat Sep 13 15:59:28 UTC 2014

Am 13.09.2014 16:34, schrieb David Taylor:
> On 13/09/2014 10:51, gooly wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just installed ntp (Meinberg, once on Win7, once on a vps 2008 R2).
>> On my Win 7 I see in C:\Program Files (x86)\NTP\etc the drift file
>> but on the vps there is no drift-file?
> []
>> Gooly
> If you had followed my setup guide you would not have installed in
> C:\Program Files\ where NTP may not have permission to write a drift file.
>    http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html
> Perhaps the vps implements accounts and permissions differently?

Well I just tried:
1) User SYSTEM   =>  no drift file
2) Inst.Folder C:/Users/Administrator/Desktop/NTP => ntp wasn't started

Every time after a new installation the time was set and then the time 
difference started to increase again.

I don't know what else I can do??

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