[Samba] time sync issue

wes samba at the-wes.com
Thu Jan 15 21:45:19 GMT 2009

Is that the only solution? How is it that the workstations can sync time
from the Windows AD controllers, but not samba?


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Adam Williams
<awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>wrote:

> you can go to those computers and do a regedit change to give users the
> ability to change the time.
> wes wrote:
>> I am running a Samba domain controller with LDAP integration. I have at
>> least some workstations which do not seem to be syncing the time with the
>> DC
>> at all. My first instinct is to simply set the time with a logon script,
>> but
>> of course that runs as the user, whom does not have permission to set the
>> system time. I would prefer to get it working right, to where the system
>> syncs its time with the time server runnong in the DC.
>> I have tried to find the cause. net time \\dc1 works fine. There are no
>> entries in the event log regarding a failure to sync with the time server.
>> What can I do to find out why it's not syncing?
>> thanks,
>> -wes

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