Is OpenNTPD better than the included NTPD?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Oct 11 12:40:28 PDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 03:31:47PM -0400, Rob wrote:
> I don't plan on allowing anyone to connect to my machine or use it as
> a NTPD server.  I see that OpenNTPD (OpenBSD's version) by default
> doesn't listen on any IP/port and seems a little more secure.  Is this
> a good one to use over the included one in FreeBSD, or is there
> something better?

How are you going to run an NTP server that doesn't listen on any

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