[Samba] NTP and FreeBSD jails

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jul 30 21:09:08 UTC 2020

On 30/07/2020 22:00, James B. Byrne via samba wrote:
> FreeBSD-12.1p7
> Samab-4.10.15 running in FreeBSD Jail
> I just wish to ensure that my conclusion respecting Samba, FreeBSD Jails, and
> NTP is correct.
> 1.  Unless configured otherwise Windows domain clients will query and obtain
> their time from the samba_server DC.
> 2.  Samba_server obtains its time from the OS, in this case a FreeBSD Jail.
> 3.  FreeBSD Jails get their time from their host.
> 4.  If the host is running ntpd then this has the same effect as if ntpd was
> running alongside the samba_server.
> Is this reasoning correct?

We have a wikipage about this: 

You just need to adapt it for Freebsd jails ;-)


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