[ntp:questions] xntp both serve and client
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Nov 5 21:22:26 UTC 2008
> Is it possible to turn off xntp server functionality?
As noted, the real xntpd is obsolete, although some distributors refused
to change to the new name. Historically, it started as ntpd, then got
renamed to xntpd to distinguish version 3 from the older version. It
was renamed back to ntpd for the, current, version 4.
> That is, xntpd seems to always have port 123 open. This shows up on a
ntpd needs port 123 UDP open in order to receive the replies to its
polls, or broadcast packets.
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