[ntp:questions] Re: Referencing Outside NTP Server in my Environment.

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Tue Aug 1 15:12:47 UTC 2006

"vb" <vbasani at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Paul.Croome at softwareag.com wrote:

>> You may need to make in hole in your firewall for port 123 UDP.

> Already there in /etc/services file.
> ntp             123/tcp                         # Network Time Protocol
> ntp             123/udp                         # Network Time Protocol

That tells the OS to associate the symbolic name 'ntp' with port number
123 for both TCP and UDP.

It does _not_ punch a hole in your firewall.

Maarten Wiltink

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