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Re: ntpdate from cron -- DON'T DO THAT!

John Hasler said:
> Nate writes:
>> If ntpd can be configured not to listen for connections on any port then
>> maybe I would use it...
> Well, chrony certainly can: the default is to allow no access.  You can
> configure it to allow or deny access from just about any combination of
> hosts, IPs, and subnets.  It is simple to set up a chrony server that is a
> client of a stratum 2 server out on the Net and a server for the machines
> on your LAN.  The machines on the LAN can run client-only chronyds,
> ntpdate, or whatever.

interesting, I had not heard of chrony before, thanks!


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