[ntp:questions] Questions about joining pool.ntp.org

NPG nathan at cmpublishers.com
Wed Aug 31 03:19:32 UTC 2011

On 8/30/2011 2:22 PM, Rob wrote:
> Also make sure that you have no NAT or connection-tracking firewall
> between your server and the internet.
> (NAT would actually be acceptable when it is a statically configured
> one-to-one address translation, not one that ends up building a session
> table like a connection-tracking firewall does)
> Really, it will break your router or firewall when you try to go live
> without make sure this is OK.

Linux running iptables and IPVS.

Basically an open port in iptables with IPVS tossing the packets to the
internal host.

I'm not anticipating any major issues.
We will see when our server score hits 10 and gets added to the pool.


Nathan Gibbs

Systems Administrator
Christ Media

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