[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd without binding?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Sun Aug 14 13:23:09 UTC 2005

"Maarten Wiltink" said:

><t_pascal at my-deja.com> wrote in message
>news:1123976265.911695.30460 at g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>> Using ntp-4.1.2 on RedHat ES 3, I'd like to configure a "client only"
>> ntp system. Easy enough to edit ntp.conf, but I'm trying to get ntpd
>> to stop listening on port 123 (blocked by iptables anyway).
>Port 123 blocked means no NTP for you, client or server.
>>Any way to stop binding to interfaces, or select which (internal)
>>interface I want to listen only?
>This is *UDP*. There are no connections. All packets are equal on the
>outside, even if some become more equal than others once arrived, if
>the daemon was expecting them.

Please see http://ntp.isc.org/Support/AccessRestrictions for information
about how to control access to your ntpd.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project http://ntp.isc.org/
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