[ntp:questions] NTP internal server?

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 27 12:11:55 UTC 2006


metogroup at group.com wrote:

> Many thanks for your response, I appreciate your thoughts.
> 
> I should have said, I am using an HTTP utility on the server to 
> synchronise with the Internet given that NTP is blocked.  I can sync 
> Windows systems easiliy enough with this but I'm really after the ability 
> to broadcast to the UNIX and AS400 systems.

All right.  I give up!!   There are many sites that are not allowed to 
have an internet connection but I think yours is the first I've heard of 
where the NTP protocol is specifically forbidden.

What is the rationale for this?  As far as anyone here knows there are 
no "exploits" associated with NTP.




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