Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-15 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Wednesday 14 October 2009 18:04:41 Jacques Henry wrote: Alternatively, from the commandline try ntpd -g -q -c /etc/ntp.conf The -g flag allows ntpd to set the clock once regardless of the offset and the -q causes it to quit after setting the time. I tried this command without

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-15 Thread krad
2009/10/15 Chris Hill ch...@monochrome.org On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Jacques Henry wrote: The 19 minutes between when I sent my suggestions and you responded is hardly enough time to see if ntpd was slewing the time. Slewing 587 seconds takes days. The thing is that ntpd is not slewing the

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-15 Thread Jacques Henry
If I may pipe up... Can you not set the clock manually, then let ntpd take it from there? Seems like your clock would become synced a lot faster if it started out close. Sorry if I'm being naive, but this seemed like the obvious thing to do. Don't apologize! Any input is valuable! But I

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-14 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Tuesday 13 October 2009 18:44:57 Jon Radel wrote: Jacques Henry wrote: I commented the commands involved and nothing changed... (with only 10 minutes of time difference) The 19 minutes between when I sent my suggestions and you responded is hardly enough time to see if ntpd was slewing

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-14 Thread Jacques Henry
The 19 minutes between when I sent my suggestions and you responded is hardly enough time to see if ntpd was slewing the time. Slewing 587 seconds takes days. The thing is that ntpd is not slewing the time at all, even after several hours!! Are you sure that -x in there, telling ntpd

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-14 Thread Chris Hill
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Jacques Henry wrote: The 19 minutes between when I sent my suggestions and you responded is hardly enough time to see if ntpd was slewing the time. Slewing 587 seconds takes days. The thing is that ntpd is not slewing the time at all, even after several hours!! If I

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-13 Thread Jerry
On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 17:13:16 +0200 Jacques Henry (caramba...@googlemail.com) replied: Hello, I am using a System based on FreeBSD 6.3. On this System an automatically generated ntpd.conf file is generated in order to synchronize the System clock with a NTP Server. I want to use a Windows 2003 or

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-13 Thread Jon Radel
Jacques Henry wrote: Hello, I am using a System based on FreeBSD 6.3. On this System an automatically generated ntpd.conf file is generated in order to synchronize the System clock with a NTP Server. I want to use a Windows 2003 or 2008 Server to act as the NTP Server. On the Windows System the

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-13 Thread krad
2009/10/13 Jacques Henry caramba...@googlemail.com Hello, I am using a System based on FreeBSD 6.3. On this System an automatically generated ntpd.conf file is generated in order to synchronize the System clock with a NTP Server. I want to use a Windows 2003 or 2008 Server to act as the NTP

RE: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-13 Thread Jacques Henry
ntpd wont resync if the time difference is to big, as it assumes something is wrong as you would have set the system clock roughly correct. To fix stop ntpd, then do an ntpdate against the server. This should set the time. Now run ntpd again also set the following variables to a server of

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-13 Thread Jon Radel
Jacques Henry wrote: I commented the commands involved and nothing changed... (with only 10 minutes of time difference) The 19 minutes between when I sent my suggestions and you responded is hardly enough time to see if ntpd was slewing the time. Slewing 587 seconds takes days. I even