Bug 236592 - Installer firewall ports -vs- firstboot functionality
Installer firewall ports -vs- firstboot functionality
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: system-config-securitylevel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
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Reported: 2007-04-16 13:29 EDT by Don Vanco
Modified: 2008-07-14 08:40 EDT (History)
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Description Don Vanco 2007-04-16 13:29:16 EDT
Description of problem:
Sorry if this is a known issue, I did not see any entries against NTP similar.

Well, not really sure if it's a problem as much as an annoyance.
The issue is that the firewall "allowed port selection" in the installer has no
option for NTP, but firstboot allows you to turn on NTP.  As one might guess, it

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How reproducible:
Well, I've only tried it once, but can't see how it would change

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL
2. Select NTP in firstboot
Actual results:
No server found

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Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2007-06-08 11:06:46 EDT
You do not need to open the ntp port for ntp to work properly. The local ntp
process is initiating a connection to the time server, which is ok for the

The steps above are working for me without any problem, so please give a
detailed problem description. Maybe there are network problems.
Comment 2 Thomas Woerner 2008-07-14 08:40:53 EDT
This bug entry was in needinfo for some time. Closing due to user inactivity as

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