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Set up Windows XP as a NTP Server (Network Time Protocol)

Need to configure XP as a time server so that an external device (not a pc) can use it to syncronize it's clock. I have followed the steps in this article and it should now act as a NTP server, but nothing happens (no sync).

http://www.ehow.com/how_5512770_set-up-xp-ntp-server.html

I have also run NTPTool ( http://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Clocks-Time-Management/NTP-Server-Tool.shtml ) on 127.0.0.1 with no response.

(The external device can also act as a NTP sever and I get a response from that with NTPTool)

I've disabled the F-secure firewall while testing, but I'm not 100% it didn't block something anyway. I've also added a rule to allow NTP-traffic.





Have I missed something?
How can I verify that it's acting as a NTP server?

 NTPtool output
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davidsperlingAuthor Commented:
First link did the trick!

PS, Don't forget to backup your registry and configure your firewall ;)
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davidsperlingAuthor Commented:
Should also mention that it never worked to read time from localhost (127.0.0.1) in NTPTool..
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