[Samba] Samba timekeeping

Taso Hatzi taso at soldator.com
Wed Dec 14 05:28:49 GMT 2005

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-12-03 at 12:57 +1100, taso wrote:
>>Just wondering why Samba time and system time are different.
>># net time;date
>>Sat Dec  3 12:56:57 2005
>>Sat Dec  3 12:56:22 EST 2005
> Which server is 'net time' talking to?  It should be looking for the PDC
> I think.  If that's not the local machine, it could explain it.
> You can specify a server with -S

That is the explanation, but why is 'net time' consulting another host?
The commands are being run on the Sanba host which is the domain master
and the browse master (according to nmblookup). The server used by 'net
time' does not even belong to the domain - it is a XP workstation.

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