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

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 9 09:05:15 UTC 2023

On 09/08/2023 09:46, Peter Milesson via samba wrote:
> Thanks for the link Rowland. But there is an ambiguity. Below the 
> diagram, there is stated that "all other workstations get their time 
> from any DC".  In the next sentence there is "Windows clients get their 
> time from the PDC emulator DC". In my case, the Windows 10 client does 
> not get the time from the DC with the PDC emulator role, which also 
> contradicts the second statement.
> Best regards,
> Peter

Thanks for pointing that out, I have rewritten it.
Basically a client will ask any DC for the current time and it will 
return what it thinks is the time. All DCs get their time from the DC 
that holds the PDC_Emulator FSMO role, which gets its time from an 
external source.


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