Time server

Posted on 2009-12-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have my PDC confingured as a time server using the USNO atomic clock as a source.  Should I configure the remaining DC's registry to use the PDC as the NTP server or should I leave the default,0x1?
Question by:219com
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    I believe every domain controller will sync with the PDC, and member servers/workstations will sync to domain controllers.

    By default, the domain controller that holds the PDC emulator master role in the forest root domain is the reliable time source at the top of the time-source domain hierarchy for the forest.
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    That's correct tgerebert:

    All you need to do is synch your PDCe to the atomic clock, the rest of the nodes will synch to the PDCe.

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    Thank you

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