[Samba] Time Sync

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed May 2 22:56:48 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-01-30 at 09:26 -0500, Sonic via samba wrote:
> I'm not sure this particular AD is acting properly as a time service.
> The socket "/usr/local/samba/var/lib/ntp_signd/socket" exists with
> proper permissions but I see a lot of time sync errors in my clients.
> This case being that the Samba AD is running in a LXC and the
> container itself doesn't need ntpd running as its time is always the
> same as the host's time (which is running ntpd).
> Does the Samba4 AD actually need ntpd running in the same container as
> itself in order to be a time service?

Yes, or else you need to somehow connect ntpd to Samba, as otherwise
you can't configure the Samba authentication mode. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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