ADS Timesync Clients

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Dear comm...

I've a question with the timesync configuration in ADS.

Regedit - root w32time:

I've configure the pdc as a reliable time server with an external time source.
Everything seems to work fine with the pdc server.
Also I've changed the sync interval to 5minutes (for testing). (Value -> SpecialPollInterval)
Seems wo work fine.

Now, what about the clients?
Seems that the clients will not look at the value from the SpecialPollInterval, it's just when you have added a ntpserver value
with 0x1.

So on which entry the clients will listen to force the sync update?
Is it the 'UpdateInterval' ?

The timesync between the pdc and client will work fine. Seems to be synched every 1hour.

How can i modify the sync interval for clients? (xp and w2k3)

Question by:olmu
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    Accepted Solution

    You can sync the clients and control time service through group policy.
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