[ntp:questions] Re: Can ntpd run on multiple udp ports?

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Oct 17 00:36:27 UTC 2006

George wrote:

> Hello All,
>     Our network engineer wants me to setup ntpd to run on multiple
> service ports. Can anyone tell me if it is possible to do this? And if
> so how?
> Thanks in advance,
> George Cebulka
> Senior System Administrator
> University of Pittsburgh

I don't think so.  Not without a LOT of work.   NTP uses port 123. 
(Period).  You send your request to port 123 on the server and you get 
your answer back from port 123 on the server.

What problem is your "network engineer" trying to solve?

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