Error initializing NTP daemon

  • 10068673N
  • NOVL72960
  • 26-Feb-2002
  • 21-Jun-2002

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Fact

Novell NetWare 5.1 Support Pack 3 (NW51SP3.EXE)

Novell NetWare 5.0 Support Pack 6A (NW5SP6A.EXE)

Novell Directory Services 8

Novell eDirectory 8.5 (85.xx)

Novell Timesync 5.24o

Symptom

Error initializing NTP daemon

Invalid NTP source errors

Change

Applied Timesync 5.24o

Cause

In some environments the TCPIP stack is not being fully initialized prior to the loading of Timesync.nlm.

Fix

Place the following statements at the end of the server's autoexec.ncf file:
UNLOAD TIMESYNC
LOAD TIMESYNC

This will give the stack time to initialize.

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