[ntp:questions] xntp both serve and client
kostecke at ntp.org
Thu Nov 6 05:15:55 UTC 2008
On 2008-11-06, Hal Murray <hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net> wrote:
> If you are running in client only mode, you don't really need
> to use port 123 on the local system. It could use any port number,
> but it might take a while to modify the current source code to
> do that.
The NTP port is set in ./include/ntp.h:
* NTP protocol parameters. See section 3.2.6 of the specification.
#define NTP_VERSION ((u_char)4) /* current version number */
#define NTP_OLDVERSION ((u_char)1) /* oldest credible version */
#define NTP_PORT 123 /* included for non-unix machines */
Changing the port that ntpd uses is trivial.
Changing ntpq/ntpdc to work with your modified ntpd is a different
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/
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