[ntp:questions] Re: Windows timekeeping - sudden degradation- why?

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Dec 7 05:10:40 UTC 2005


David J Taylor wrote:
> Eugen COCA wrote:
> 
>>The version you mentioned - 4.2.0b 1431.
>>
>>On another system, with win2k prof sp4 it worked ok. I have Zonealarm
>>and Bitdefender on my computer - if these interfere in a way with
>>ntpd. The 4.2.0a version from Meinberg it's working very well.
> 
> 
> On the Windows 2000 computers I menitoned Zone Alarm is running, and must 
> give NTPD both Access and Server to Trusted and Internet zones.
> 
> I haven't checked on Windows 2000 server, but I may be able to do that 
> after lunch.  I dimly recall there being an issue with Windows systems 
> having multiple ports, but that doesn't seem to have affected this Windows 
> XP Pro system (which does have multiple networks cards, and multiple IPs 
> on the Ethernet NIC).
> 

There should be no problems with multiple ports. NTP only uses 123/UDP.

Danny



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