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Domain controller time error in Event viewer

Hi I get this error in the event viewer on my primary domain controller "The time provider NtpClient is configured to acquire from one or more time sources,however none of the sources are currently accessible. No attempt to contact a source will be made in 960 mintes. NtpClient has no source of accurate time." Had anyone run into this error and if so what should I do? Is this something that will cause issues on our domain?
Microsoft Legacy OSWindows OSWindows Server 2003

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Thomas N

8/22/2022 - Mon
jimbecher

Open up a command prompt any type net time /query. This will show you what the current time providor is. It is obviously invalid. I use the atomic clock at Colby University. While at the command prompt type net time /setsntp:ntp.colby.edu
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Thomas N

Thanks, I have changed it successfully. Is there a way to test it or just hope that it works ok?
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Bembi

Have a look here for time server:
http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Servers/StratumOneTimeServers

Note, that your firewall has to allow traffic on port 123 UDP get get external time.
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Thomas N

thank you