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NET TIME command doesnt work with UAC turned on

Posted on 2008-11-03
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Sorry if i am repeating a question but i have looked with no joy. my problem is

I am running Vista. if i open a command prompt and type
NET TIME \\DOMAINCONTROLLER /set /yes
i get the error "A Required Privilege is not held by the client"

if i right click "CMD.EXE" and select "Run as Administrator" then the NET TIME function works.

i have the NET TIME function running in my domain logon script but it fails.

Does anyone know how to get around this without turning off UAC?

thanks

Ady

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by:BrandonGalderisi
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Domain clients will synchronize with the domain on their own.  It is not necessary to use net time.
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does this need to be set in the domain GPO?
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Unless you set something in the policy that causes it to NOT sync, all domain clients will sync to the domain automatically.
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just testing it now
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