File time with SAMBA file server for MS-clients
ian at WPI.EDU
Thu Oct 11 06:23:29 GMT 2001
Make sure that the time zone is configured correctly on your Linux box.
On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Joel Hammer wrote:
> Time problems are hard, and I certainly don't understand your problem!
> But, have you set up software to synchronize all your computers?
> You linux server can be a time server for windows boxes. The software is
> available free.
> > Hello everybody, I have a big problem with my SAMBA 2.2 Server.
> > I have Win NT/95/98 clients working with my SAMBA file server. The
> > problem is, that
> > the time of my files at the server is different, depending on the
> > Windows version
> > of the client.
> > Example:
> > On Win95 I create the file test.bin at a server drive at 07:43 (this is
> > the local time and the time shown in the Win-Status bar). At the same
> > machine the file is
> > displayed in the Explorer with 06:43. The system is set to time zone
> > GMT+1. The
> > 'time' command at a dos windows shows the same time like the status bar.
> > Now I'm looking at my SAMBA machine for the file. Here all three times
> > (create, accessed, modifyed) are displayed with 05:43. The 'date'
> > command on LINUX gives
> > me: Don Okt 11 05:43:36 GMT 2001, the hwclock gives me:Thu Oct 11
> > 05:43:40 2001
> > -0,686679 Sekunden (the seconds are only example, not really this
> > value).
> > Ok, now I go to my Win98 machine and see the file atest.bin with a file
> > time of
> > 07:43. Time zone GMT+1. The same is on WinNT.
> > As result it seems to be so:
> > files modifyed on the server with Win98 or WinNT have create-,mod and
> > accesstim
> > set to the same value.
> > Files modifyed on the server with Win95 clients have create- and access-
> > time
> > equal and the modification time is set to one hour later.
> > Sorry, it's difficult to explain
> > is there anybody with the same problems or a solution??
> > regards Christian
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