Solved

Problem with W32Time in Server 2003

Posted on 2008-10-22
4
2,002 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I get the following error in Event Viewer every minute or so -

"The time provider NtpServer encountered an error while digitally signing the NTP response for peer 87.33.32.11:123.  NtpServer cannot provide secure (signed) time to the client and will ignore the request. The error was the specified user does not exist."

MS Help & Support says -
W32Time - Event ID 22
"Explanation
The NTP server cannot provide an authenticated NTP package either because the client is not in the domain and the server cannot send the package or because the client is in the correct domain but a domain controller has not replicated the database yet.
 User Action
Check to ensure that the client is a member of the domain."

What puzzles me is the IP address which seems to be a range 87.33.32.11:123. 87.33.32.11 is/was a domain controller which I have deleted from AD. How do I check if a client is a member of a domain and what about the IP range above?
 
0
Comment
Question by:jimcallan
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

by:
SysExpert earned 125 total points
ID: 22779852
I would set a new Time server for yor Domain or use NIST time  program on your AD/ DC


I hope this helps !
0
 
LVL 63

Assisted Solution

by:SysExpert
SysExpert earned 125 total points
ID: 22779856
Time Server NIST Time Synch
http://tf.nist.gov/service/its.htm
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Andornagy
ID: 22780930
87.33.32.11:123 is the NTP port (123) of your deleted domain controller.Time sync in domain required for Kerbereos Authentication. Best way to Sync Domain Controller to external time source and leave clients to sync to DCs.
You should restore time syncing in your domain.
Maybe your old DC was the PDC emulator before.
Check this:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc773013.aspx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jimcallan
ID: 31508866
Set a new time server and switched off the old PDC. No more Event22
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

by Batuhan Cetin Within the dynamic life of an IT administrator, we hold many information in our minds like user names, passwords, IDs, phone numbers, incomes, service tags, bills and the order from our wives to buy milk when coming back to home.…
This may not be a text book method to resolve VSS backup issues but it seemed to have worked on few of the Windows 2003 servers we had issues while performing a Volume Shadow Copy backup. If you have issues while performing a shadow copy backup usin…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question