[ntp:questions] Linux client ntp

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Mon Apr 16 14:33:31 UTC 2007

On 2007-04-15, castellani.riccardo at tiscali.it wrote:

> Even if you use "restrict default nomodify nopeer notrap noquery" you 
> must specify SERVER x.y.z.k so one IP address needs to be specified.  
> If server has more than one IP address, according to my opinion, you  
> should have having no "RESTRICT x.y.z.k" istruction in ntp.conf and   
> that'ìs possible only if you erase nomodify option in restrict.       

You are making this more complicated than it needs to be.

"restrict default nomodify nopeer notrap noquery" allows only unicast
(client/server) time service from any source.

ntpd will only poll the specific time servers that you specify on the
server lines.

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

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