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Unable to Sync time on PDC running Windows Server 2003

I have 3 Domain Controller all running MS Server 2003. I'm having difficulty syncing the time with all the servers and clients attached to them. I've follow the FAQ found on the Microsoft website word for word and still no luck. (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042) Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Microsoft Server OSWindows Server 2003Active Directory

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Cap024

8/22/2022 - Mon
r_panos

What is the problem exactly about?
- Set as time server for all servers and clients all the DCs of your site with net time (net time /SETSNTP[:ntp server list];
- Set as time server for all DCs one DC that will act as internal Time Server
- Set that DC to synchronize with a public NTP server (check the url http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Servers/WebHome for a list) allowing it to synchronize through the firewall or set that DC as an authoritative time servers (the article you mentioned)
ChiefIT

I just ran into someone this morning where group policy was blocking time.

Also Win32 time is 123. Sometimes this can be blocked by firewalls. If you are trying to go through a firewall, may I suggest a utility. It is called Symmtime.  
ChiefIT

oops, I should have said:

Win32tm is on port 123, (not Also Win32 time is 123).
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