[ntp:questions] Re: Configuring a server and clients behind a firewall
ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Wed Feb 2 16:31:44 UTC 2005
> > >> "noserve" blocks time packets and puts you back in the position of
> > >> needing to know the IP addresses of your remote time servers.
> > >
> > > It blocks clients requesting time from your server, not time responses
> > > to your server from its upstreams, surely?
*sigh* Looks like I'm wrong here ... Possibly it worked that way in 4.1,
but in 4.2 (and 4.0) it appears to behave as Steve says.
> Sure, I simply disagreed with Steve Kostecke's comment:
> If you do want to use restrictions you will not be able to
> use server host names that resolve to multiple IP addresses (e.g.
> I think it is not necessary to run one's own ntpd as an open server
> just to use the pool servers.
It seems that with 4.2, it *is* necessary.
Was this another semantic shift, like notrust?
*red face* Apologies all round; at least I've learned something.
Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
(which means: don't bother ULCC if I've said something you don't like)
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