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ClockWatch Specifications

System Requirements (all versions except Sentry Basic)

Internet connection

  • A browser does not need to be active for ClockWatch to function.
  • Works with all standard Internet Service Providers.
    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, Windows 2008,  Windows Vista or Windows 7/8.

System Requirements, ClockWatch Server/Client

Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT Server or Windows NT Workstation, Windows 2000 Windows XP, Windows 2003 or Windows Vista or Windows 7/8.

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

Accuracy (all except Sentry Basic)

  • Sets clocks within +/-1 second of UTC

Network Connection (all except Sentry Basic)

  • 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 (all except Sentry Basic)

  • 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 April 06, 2012