[ntp:questions] set date and time from timeserver to client

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Tue Mar 7 18:32:51 UTC 2006


Anetsberger wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>  
> 
> I want to set date and time to several clients.
> 
> For this purpose set up xntpd.
> 
> Setting date and time on the client by contacting the timeserver is working,
> but is difficult as there is a firewall in between.
> 
> Is it possible to do it the other way round, to set date and time by
> contacting the clients?
> 
>  
No, the clients have to contact the server if they want the correct
time. You need to open port 123/udp on the firewall in order to get the
time.

Danny




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