[ntp:questions] Synchronizing Linux clients with Windows Server 2003 NTP

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 18 14:51:52 UTC 2007

Ry wrote:
> george_joby wrote:
>>Can any body help me in this. Will w32time work with linux ?
> Yes it will, but you are better off doing it the other way around
> (having the windows box take time from the Linux box). The "real" NTP
> provides better precision (Windows Time Service is limited to abotu
> 16ms), so it should be the source. You should also give it access to an
> internet NTP time server if at all possible (simply opening UDP port
> 123 outbound for one machine isn't much of a security risk).

Isn't port 123 UDP inbound required as well?

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