[Samba] time server = yes

Toby Bluhm tkb at MidwestInstruments.com
Fri Dec 7 12:26:10 GMT 2007

Adam Williams wrote:
> Helge wrote:
>> Hi Adam,
>> try this:
>> "How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows XP:
>> Configuring the Windows Time service to use an external time source"
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314054/EN-US/#EXTERNAL
>> or http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314054/EN-US
>> I had the same problem some months ago. Trying to set the client´s 
>> time in
>> the user´s logon scripts always brought me an "access denied" error for
>> the already given reasons.
>> If I remember right, it was this article that finally helped me out. 
>> This
>> way the system time is set  but the users are prevented from changing 
>> the
>> time themselves.
>> Greetings,
>> Petri
> Thanks for your and everyone else's replies.  Unfortunately, the 
> registry edits would require me to go to all 150 computers here and 
> log in as local administrator to make the registry changes, which just 
> really isn't an option.  Luckily, I have WPKG installed on all 150 
> computers to handle automatic deploying of software, and it runs as 
> local administrator on computer start up.  So, I will see if I can use 
> K9 or another free NTP program to handle time synchronization, or have 
> WPKG execute a .bat with net time /set /yes \\server upon system start 
> up.

You don't need to install K9. Seems  you could make the reg changes with 


Toby Bluhm
Midwest Instruments Inc.
30825 Aurora Road Suite 100
Solon Ohio 44139

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