Can time be set via Samba on a Linux platform?

Steve Snyder swsnyder at
Mon Jun 14 18:31:23 GMT 1999

When the Win9x and OS/2 machines on my LAN boot-up, they set the local time
from the Samba (v2.0.4b) server.  Is it possible to do the same thing on a
Linux system?  If so, how is it done?

Yes, I know I can use rdate to accomplish the same goal, but I'm trying to 
restrict the accessible services on the server to the most minimal 
possible.  Since I have to have Samba services anyways, I wonder if I can 
do without the time/tcp service on the server system and just get the time 
via Samba.

Thank you.

*** Steve Snyder ***

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