[ntp:questions] NTPd Implementation Question

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed May 1 06:03:46 UTC 2013


On 2013-05-01, Timothy Butterworth <timothy.m.butterworth at gmail.com> wrote:
> All I have a question regarding the configuration of NTPD.
>
> I am attempting to setup a central NTP server and have a number of devices
> connect to it but for some reason the host can only connect after I create
> a peer statement for them. The hosts are using SNTP with NTP Version 3.
>
> I am not restricting this address space with no peer.
>
> Default restrict statements
> restrict default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
> restrict -6 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
>
> # Hosts on local network are less restricted.
> restrict 10.0.0.0 mask 255.0.0.0
> restrict 172.16.0.0 mask 255.240.0.0
> restrict 192.168.0.0 mask 255.255.0.0

Why all those restrict statements? Get rid of them all, and when
everything is working, and when you understand really well why they are
needed and what their effect is, you can bring some in again. 


>
> All of the hosts I am currently adding are using private address space the
> falls into these ranges.
>
> As I said with the above they are not able to sync
>
> when I add a peer statement per host they connect and sync
> # NTP Server Peers
> peer 192.168.1.1 version 3
>
> Is there a way I can make this work without having to manually add peer
> statements for each device?
>
And is a 50 line signature really needed?


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