How to sychronize time on windows server 2003 to an internal NTP server?


I have one windows 2003 server that is not member of any domain. How can I set the time sychronization on the server to our internal NTP server?

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On the server open a cmd prompt.

net stop w32time
net time /setsntp:<server host or ip>  <--Default:,0x1
net start w32time

w32tm /resync
You will want to use the NET TIME command from the DOS or Command PROMPT.

To find out more about the NET TIME command, goto DOS and enter NET HELP TIME.

You should see a parameter /SETSNTP.

If your internal NTP Server were the command to issue would be:


Hope this helps.

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If you go to the following Windows Article, this should walk you through the registry settings. DON'T FORGET TO BACK UP YOUR REGISTRY FIRST!

I hope this helps!
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changjiaAuthor Commented:
Great! Thanks you all for the great answer.

How Do I change the time interval for time sync?

The article posted by MarkInAtlanta describes how to change the time interval.
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Thank you very much for all of your help! Great Answers!
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