[ntp:questions] Is it possible to run ntpd server behind a firewall?

Rod Dorman rodd at panix.com
Wed Oct 17 18:17:52 UTC 2007

In article <1192624240.275791.90230 at z24g2000prh.googlegroups.com>,
Ryan Malayter  <malayter at gmail.com> wrote:
>  ...
>If your institute has a network administrator, it mostly likely has an
>internal NTP server(s) of some sort. So you do not need to "speak NTP"
>to the INternet, only to some system(s) on your local LAN.
>And, by the way, a net administrator that implements a "default deny"
>rule is not "stupid". He's actually starting to do his job correctly.

True, but if someone presents a valid case for opening a port the
admin should be willing to do so or supply an alternative (like in
this case setting up an internal NTP server).

					-- Rod --

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