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ClockWatch Specifications

System Requirements, all versions

Internet connection

  • A browser does not need to be active for ClockWatch to function.
  • Works with all standard Internet Service Providers.
    Works with AOL version 3, 4 5, 6 or 7.
  • ClockWatch Client needs only a LAN connection to timeserver.

A valid WINSOCK installation.

  • This is included as part of the Internet networking installation.

Date/Time Settings

  • Correct time zone must be set in the Windows Time/Date control panel.

System Requirements, ClockWatch Pro or Sentry

Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT Server or Windows NT Workstation, Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows 2003.

System Requirements, ClockWatch Server/Client

Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT Server or Windows NT Workstation, Windows 2000 Windows XP or Windows 2003.

  • Service Pack 3 or above for NT V 4.x


  • Sets clocks within +/-1 second of UTC

Network Connection

  • Uses a WinSock connection for network communication.
  • Internet connection to NIST and Daytime timeservers is made over TCP port address 13 - this is commonly called the ¡®Daytime¡¯ port. NTP timeservers use port 123 while Time timeservers use port 37.
  • The local TCP port used for the connection to a proxy server is user selectable.
  • ClockWatch Server and ClockWatch Client use TCP port 1001 to communicate.

Note: ClockWatch can be configured to run behind a proxy server, see ClockWatch behind firewalls.

Modem Connection

  • A Hayes-compatible dial-up modem with dial-out long distance capability needed to use the direct modem dial feature.


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Last reviewed September 13, 2004