[ntp:questions] Re: programming an ntp app

Marc A. Donges filter.marc.usenet-200212 at defiant.hadiko.de
Sun Nov 9 17:13:05 UTC 2003


josian wrote:
> I'm student.
> I saw that a few servers can be connected via telnet and they return a
> string with the local time.

That protocol is called daytime/tcp. It has nothing to do with NTP,
although I usually offer daytime and time service on time servers to
support obsolete software used by old clients.

Marc

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