[ntp:questions] Not able to connect
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 16 13:07:17 UTC 2006
> Been trying to get my PC to connect to an internet time server via ntpd.
> No luck thus far.
> OS - Linux, Fedora Core 5
> Connected to internet via ethernet to Actiontec DSL ethernet hub
> Have tried turning the Actiontec Firewall completely off and setting the
> Linux Firewall to allow TCP port 13.
I hope that "port 13" was a typo!!!! NTP uses port 123. If that's
not open, ntpd won't work!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You can use ntpdate to "ping" a server. It will set your clock unless
you use the "-d" switch. If ntpd is running, you need to use "ntpdate
-du" which will use a non-privileged port.
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