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

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 9 09:44:59 UTC 2023

On 09/08/2023 10:14, Peter Milesson via samba wrote:
> Hi Rowland,
> Thanks for the clarification. Now it makes sense.
> Having one single point of failure in the DC having the PDC emulator 
> FSMO role, is of course not a good design. Like a Windows 10 client 
> sending time requests using a Windows 2000 protocol. But that's what we 
> have got to live with...
> Best regards,
> Peter

Yes, a single point of failure, but it is as designed by Microsoft, so 
we have to put up with it.

As for ntpsec, they seem to be aware of the problem, though possibly not 
the w2k protocol, see here:


and here:



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