[Samba] chrony configuration for secondary samba DC

Alexei Rozenvaser alexei.roz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 12:25:18 UTC 2018

It wasn't particularly Chrony related question. The question applies
to Samba DC that not holds PDC emulator FSMO role with any NTP server.
On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 12:12 PM Rowland Penny via samba
<samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jun 2018 11:56:16 +0300
> Alexei Rozenvaser <alexei.roz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > DC that doesn't holding PDC emulator FSMO role should sync it's time
> > with DC that holdings such role. Right?
> > But I can understand how it works in case of samba DC without PDC
> > emulator FSMO role and with NTP server configured according to
> > https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Time_Synchronisation#Set_up_the_ntpd.conf_File_on_a_DC
> > . Doesn't it create conflict between samba potential to sync time with
> > other PDC emulator DC and NTP sever that syncs with some external NTP
> > pool?
> To be honest, I have never given this much thought, I normally just set
> the DCs up identically and then get DHCP to send both DCs as time
> servers to Unix machines.
> I have a draft chrony wikipage, but I need to understand more about
> windows and time servers (I use Unix more than I use windows) before
> adding it.
> Rowland
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Alexei Rozenvaser

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