[ntp:questions] Re: Configuring a server and clients behind a firewall

mayer at gis.net mayer at gis.net
Fri Feb 4 18:48:26 UTC 2005


Steve Kostecke wrote:
>
> If you wish to use any remote time server hostname which resolves to
> multiple IP addreses you will not be able to use a default
restriction
> which blocks time service (e.g. "ignore" or "noserve") unless you
> include "relaxed" restriction lines, or exceptions, for all possible
IP
> addresses that hostname resolves to. This is hardly practical with
the
> pool servers.
>

I intend to fix this issue by automatically adding the resolved
server addresses to the list of allowed systems from which it will
accept packets. It makes no sense to drop packets from systems that
you are specifying you want to get ntp service.

Danny




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