[ntp:questions] Re: NTP as client only

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Wed Jan 28 20:09:26 UTC 2004

"Gopal" <k_gopalakrishnan at hotmail.com> wrote in message 
news:f6b5173d.0401281046.1c6dec93 at posting.google.com...

>>     What is it that you don't want NTP to do?
>>     DS
> I do not want my NTP to provide the time to other ntp client.  I want
> my ntp to act only as the client, that is it should only sync with
> other time source and it should not act as a time source.  I do not
> want NTP to listen for other NTP requests.  I do not want my NTP to
> keep responding to other ntp requests.
> Gopal

    I would advise using 'restrict' commands in the 'ntp.conf' file to 
permit your NTP server to talk only to authorized addresses.


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