[Samba] Timer Server In Multi DC Environment

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 25 17:29:16 MST 2014

On Tue, 2014-02-25 at 15:04 -0500, lp101 wrote:
> Hello,
>      When using more then one DC is it advised to setup the PDC emulator 
> with "time server = yes" and the other DC with time server = no" in 
> smb.conf? Thanks.

There is almost never any need to set this old parameter.  We should
remove it, it only changes if we publish a flag in the old NBT protocol.

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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