[LON-CAPA-admin] ntp

H. K. Ng ng at martech.fsu.edu
Thu Mar 27 11:08:17 EST 2003

Hi Martin,

Thanks for your help. It turns out to be the firewall. The server which has 
the ntp running happens to have all the ports open. It all makes sense now.

I guess port 123 should be included together with 8080 and 5663. Any others?

Thanks again,

>Here at SFU the second command (ntpdate) does not work because of the
>-u option: our firewall is configured to let port 123/upp through from
>ntp.sfu.ca, however, the -u option uses unpriviledged ports (> 1023)
>which are not configure to get through the firewall.

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