[ntp:questions] ntp-4.2.8p1 ntpd unable to start as service

NVAP nvap23 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 13:24:58 UTC 2015


Hello All,
I just wanted to close this topic saying that I realized that unlike
ntp-4.2.6p5, we need to use the instrsrv.exe to install or remove the NTP
service.

Thank you.


On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 8:12 AM, Naren P <nvap23 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am not explicitly running the binary as a Windows service.
>
> But, the following command works when compiled with ntp-4.2.6p5 as x32 or
> x64 for Windows 7 x64bit and ntpd process runs in the background:
> ntpd -g -N -c ntp.conf
>
> The same command results in the mentioned error with ntp-4.2.8p1 when
> compiled as x32 or x64 with Windows 7 x64 bit:
> ntpd -g -N -c ntp.conf
> ntpd: unable to start as service:
> The service process could not connect to the service controller.
> Use -d, -q, -n, -?, --help or --saveconfigquit to run interactive.
>
> If I use -q, ntpd process runs but quits as expected and so I cannot that
> argument.
>
> Thanks again.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:10 PM, Danny Mayer <mayer at ntp.org> wrote:
>
>> On 4/2/2015 7:18 PM, Naren P wrote:
>> > Hello All,
>> > I was able to build ntp-4.2.6p5 dated 24-DEC-2011 with openssl-1.0.2a
>> using
>> > VS2008 and use the same under windows 7 x64 environment without any
>> issues.
>> >
>> > But, when I build ntp-4.2.8p1 dated 04-Feb-2015 with openssl-1.0.2a
>> using
>> > VS2008 or VS2013 x32 or x64 bit and attempt to use the same under
>> windows 7
>> > x64 environment, I see the following error:
>> >
>> > ntpd -g -N -c ntp.conf
>> > ntpd: unable to start as service:
>> > The service process could not connect to the service controller.
>> > Use -d, -q, -n, -?, --help or --saveconfigquit to run interactive.
>> >
>> > There do not seem to be any changes in the ntpd arguments for the ones
>> I am
>> > attempting to use.
>> > Could you please help me understand, what I am missing?
>> >
>>
>> The binary is not installed as a service. How did you set up the service?
>>
>> Danny
>>
>> > -NVAP
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>>
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