[Samba] Questions about time synchronisation in a multi-DC Samba environment

Stephen stephen at ogdenradar.com
Mon Apr 8 15:10:21 UTC 2019

Thanks for your help Louis and Rowland. I will make sure I install on 
all my DCs as you have both suggested.

Thanks Again
Stephen Ellwood

On 08/04/2019 16:07, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:51:32 +0100
> Stephen via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am currently running a setup with a main DC ad1, that has ntpd
>> installed and is currently configured to retrieve the time from the
>> UK NTP time pool. I also have a second backup AD DC, ad2, on which I
>> have not installed ntpd but I have installed ntpdate. My current
>> understanding is that the setup I have just described is in-line with
>> the recommended best practices outlined in the following document:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Time_Synchronisation
> Thanks for pointing out the wiki page isn't clear that you must run a
> time server on all Samba AD DC's, I have added an info box to it.
> Rowland

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