[Samba] time server = yes
ari.constancio at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 16:49:07 GMT 2007
According to http://blogs.msdn.com/aaron_margosis/archive/2005/02/11/371474.aspx
, the INTERACTIVE group can be given permissions to change system time
(through secpol.msc). Of course, logged users are included and can do
it too (at their own peril ;)).
On Dec 6, 2007 4:38 PM, simo <idra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 10:34 -0600, Adam Williams wrote:
> > I want my XP clients to update their clocks from my samba server. I
> > have time server = yes in smb.conf, and running ntpd on the server, but
> > my clients aren't updating their clocks. I tried running the command
> > manually logged in as a domain user:
> > net time /setsntp:10.8.2.3
> > but it just says "System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied".
> > Any ideas?
> Setting the clock is generally a privileged operation. You can manually
> set it only if you have the right privileges locally on the machine
> (admin has them but there are registry settings somewhere to relax the
> constraint for normal users iirc).
> Simo Sorce
> Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
> Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>
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