Samba 4 NTP Server Abilities
tass2001 at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 18 22:30:16 MDT 2011
Oh jeez! Now I understand. I thought since Samba created a socket for NTP that it provided time services.
Sorry for the misunderstanding :)
> Subject: Re: Samba 4 NTP Server Abilities
> From: abartlet at samba.org
> To: tass2001 at hotmail.com
> CC: samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 19:39:49 -0700
> On Sun, 2011-09-18 at 14:23 -0500, Ted Salmon wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I see that Samba 4.0 has a built in NTP server however when I try to
> > query it the server does not respond at all. I have verified
> > connectivity from the client using telnet to the server on port 37 and
> > received garble (as with the regular NTP server) then a closed
> > connection by the host. Is the NTP server specific for Win32 machines
> > or are there any special parameters that need to be added to smb.conf
> > to allow for its functionality?
> Samba 4.0 does not have an NTP server, but instead we worked with the
> ntp.org project to support being the authenticator for MS-SNTP packets.
> To use the server, the clients must be marked with mssntp in the ntp
> restrict foobar mssntp
> Where foobar is either default or a network address.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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