W32time

Discussion in 'Networks' started by SimonV, Jun 30, 2003.

  1. SimonV
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    SimonV Petabyte Poster Administrator

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    On my LAN i have domain controller that has a W32time event warning that is telling me that "The NTP server didn't respond" I've set the remote sntp server as 192.5.41.208 which is the U.S. Naval Observatory time server and i can verify this using the "net time /querysntp" command. I've narrowed it down to being a firewall problem but this is new ground to me and not sure on how to tackle this problem now. Firewall is Gatekeeper for Wingate V3.0.4


    Any help would be great.
     
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  2. Sandy

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    Have you got port 123 open?
     
  3. SimonV
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    SimonV Petabyte Poster Administrator

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    on checking........NO, i take it that the port i need to open? Is there anything else needed on this and do you thing using the time server i'm using is a good idea or do you know of one better.

    Cheers McSmoothie
     
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  4. Sandy

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    I use time servers from UNIX hosts and the full unix command gives both the IP address and port 123 in order for it to work.
     
  5. SimonV
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    Your right, found this on the net

    Will let you know how i get on.
     
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  6. Sandy

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    Glad to be of service
     
  7. SimonV
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    After a bit of tape here and a hit with the hammer. DONE, cheers for the pointer MsSmoothie.
     
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  8. Sandy

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    Out of interest

    What NT command are you running and how often are you running it?
     
  9. SimonV
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    Do you mean on the domain controller? To set the time service i used the time /setsntp:name_of_time_server.
     
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