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On Thursday 23 March 2006 02:52, David Fellows wrote:
> Following are the non-comment lines from my /etc/ntp.conf ... My guess is
> you are missing the "restrict default ignore" line in yours.
Nope. This is mine:
# If you want to deny all machines (including your own)
# from accessing the NTP server, uncomment:
restrict default ignore
I've also tried an explicit command in place of that last line, thus:
restrict 192.168.129.0 mask 255.255.255.0 nomodify nopeer notrap
but that made no difference.
I'm not worried that the world and his wife will come knocking for time
service, as I too have a packet filter Net-wards. It just seems untidy to
have ntpd listening at a closed door, that's all - and its apparent refusal
to obey its own config commands is a surprise.
The more I scratch my head, the more it looks as though I should submit a
> My policy is for one machine to sync with the external world, but not to
> serve to the external world. Internally other machines sync against this
The same as I'm trying to achieve. Thanks for your comments.
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