[Samba] ntp and samba43 on FreeBSD-103.
alnis.moritz at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 19:29:09 UTC 2017
On 02/07/2017 08:15 PM, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-02-07 at 13:06 -0500, James B. Byrne via samba wrote:
>> Recently we have been having a lot of trouble with time
>> synchronisation between our samba DC and the domain clients. We are
>> not sure what started this issue since the Samba domain went live on
>> October 11, 2016 and the issues only began to surface this past
>> January but at some point the time on the clients and the DC diverged
>> enough that we began to get strange network errors. Once we figured
>> out that these were caused by time divergence they were not so
>> strange, but to begin with they were most mysterious.
>> In any case, we have resolved most of these issues. In dealing with
>> this I ran across
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Time_Synchronisation which contains
>> this instruction:
>> Set up the ntpd.conf File on a DC
>> . . .
>> ntpsigndsocket /usr/local/samba/var/lib/ntp_signd/
>> Now, on the FreeBSD host I see this instead:
>> # sockstat | grep ntp
>> root ntpd 6229 3 dgram -> /var/run/logpriv
>> root ntpd 6229 20 udp6 *:123 *:*
>> root ntpd 6229 21 udp4 *:123 *:*
>> root ntpd 6229 22 udp4 192.168.8.65:123 *:*
>> root ntpd 6229 23 udp6 ::1:123 *:*
>> root ntpd 6229 24 udp6 fe80::1%lo0:123 *:*
>> root ntpd 6229 25 udp4 127.0.0.1:123 *:*
>> root samba 766 24 stream /var/run/samba4/ntp_signd/socket
>> So I altered /etc/ntp.conf as follows:
>> ntpsigndsocket /var/run/samba4/ntp_signd/
>> However, as I have no idea what this does or how (or even if) al this
>> works I would like to have this setup explained to me.
> Have you also set mssntp in the restrict line for your clients?
> This is required to make it talk to the socket.
> I hope this helps,
> Andrew Bartlett
May I ask an off-topic question?
James, does saying "samba43" mean you installed this FreeBSD port or
package? Which is known to crash during provisioning as DC. Did you find
the solution to that issue?
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