[ntp:questions] Test internal clock

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 20 02:22:24 UTC 2009


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Richard,
> 
> Please be more tolerant.
> 
> Some of us *vastly* prefer top-posted articles.
> 
> Let's just agree to disagree about this, and stop lobbying for our personal
> preferences.
> 
> H
> --
>>>> In article <dNudnURmdN9V7lzUnZ2dnUVZ_h-WnZ2d at giganews.com>, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:
> 
> Richard> Towli wrote:
>>> Wau - Thank you !  i bellieve thats exactly what i needed. It works on my
>>> personal pc but not on my domain pc. I bellieve port 123 is blocked in
>>> the firewall at work.  Can i somehow verify if there is open for port udp
>>> port 123 and if it is not open, is there an alternative way to do what is
>>> done with that command?  Best rgds /T "Rob" <nomail at example.com> skrev i
>>> meddelelsen news:slrngs2qsr.2u4f.nomail at xs7.xs4all.nl...
>>>> Towli <towli at oldboyz.dk> wrote: Hi
>>>> I would like to test my internal clock (from my domain pc) against a
>>>> public
>>>> ntp server, to see if there is a discrepance (i suspect our domain time
>>>> is
>>>> not synchronised properly).
>>>> Is there a way to do this?
>>>>  w32tm /monitor /computers:pool.ntp.org
>>>>
> 
> Richard> Please don't top post!
> 
> Richard> Ask your network manager about port 123/UDP.  He should be able to
> Richard> tell you if he has it blocked and, perhaps, will be willing to open
> Richard> it if you tell him you need it.
> 

It seems that the "vast majority" disagree.  I'm not about to jump on 
your patron for top posting; I think he's earned the right to do what he 
wants.  For everyone else. . . .

a.  Bottom posting is the custom!
b.  It makes a lot of sense to have a discussion in order, from top to 
bottom.




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