Network time sync and reverse NetBios name lookup

Peter Blake ppb at
Thu Mar 19 08:45:57 GMT 1998

On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Michael St. Laurent wrote:

> At 05:43 AM 3/18/98 +1100, you wrote:
> >> 	I made a somewhat deep check for time synchronization and I
> >> couldn't find what I was looking for. What I need to do is synchronize
> >> the clock on a Linux box to the clock on an NT server. I can't use NTP
> >> or any other protocol because the NT box doesn't understand it. Any
> >> pointers would be great.
> >
> >Look for a shareware product called tardis - runs on NT and W95 to
> >synchronise the clock with a Unix-based ntp server. Works for us with 20+
> >workstations, three NT servers, all synchronised to our gateway machine,
> >which sets its clock by the 'net.
> I prefer "About Time" myself.  It not only set's your PC's clock but it can
> also act as a timeserver itself.

Hi Michael,

Perhaps your confidence in "About Time" is misplaced - your time stamp is
about a month and a few hours out!


Peter Blake
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