SAMBA digest 2572

Dan Egli ninja at
Wed Jun 28 14:23:40 GMT 2000

> Date:   Wed, 28 Jun 2000 16:09:13 +1000
> From:   "scott" <samba at>
> To:     <samba at>
> Subject: Samba as a time server
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> Greetings,
> is there any way to force Samba to return the non-daylight savings time when
> Win/OS2 clients attempt to syncronise their clocks with it? The only way I
> can tell is to force the entire system to ignore DST using /etc/localtime
> regards,
>  -- scott

thats about it. The smb time request returns the time as defined on the
server. If the server knows of DST, it will return DST where appropriate.
set /etc/localtime for non Daylight and it will work. Not the best option,
but blame Microsoft for writing sich a silly standard.

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