[Samba] Samba domain time sync woes (Debian Bookworm)

Peter Milesson miles at atmos.eu
Wed Aug 9 07:43:42 UTC 2023

On 08.08.2023 21:16, Peter Milesson via samba wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have been spending the better part of the day, trying to get time 
> synchronization to a Samba AD DC (Debian Bookworm 12.1) to work. 
> Debian Bookworm has recently replaced ntp with ntpsec, and time 
> synchronization stopped working.
> I have logged the behavior, and Windows 10 clients first send a 
> Windows 2000! compatible request, and ntpsec chokes on it, and does 
> not respond. The Windows 10 client times out, and quits.
> It's been a frustrating experience, and in the end I just gave up on 
> ntpsec. I replaced it with chrony, which works.
> Just FYI.
> Best regards,
> Peter
Hi folks,

just out of curiosity, does somebody know how Windows clients in an AD 
environment elects which DC to use for time synchronization?

Best regards,

Peter Milesson

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