Net Time

Hi, I have a network that is running server 2003 with about 10 xp workstations. I am having trouble with the time on the server. when I type net time in the command prompt on one of the worksations I get the following response

Current time at \\server name is 10/20/2010 1.01pm
Local time (GMT +10:00) at \\servername is 10/20/2010 12:01pm

Time regional setting is set to Australia on all workstations and server so the date should be 20/10/2010. also the correct time is 12:01 which is dispalyed in the time settings on the server. So my question is where is the current time coming from and how can I change it to the correct local time. We are in daylight saving time and the computers are checked to update with daylight savings. Also, whenI try and sync using w32tm /resync I get an error message saying: "the computer did not resynce because no time data was available. Any help would be appreciated.
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Computer on Windows Domain not accepting daylight savings time

Use the Net Time /querysntp command to view the current settings.  You can also use the /setntp to set the time source.  You should be able to telnet to the source to verify that it is listening on port 123 by typing telnet source ip/name 123.

gjjncAuthor Commented:
Hi, Is there a reason why the current time and local time on the server are different. the net time /querysntp on the server returned a result of you please explain how I telnet the source.
As "grz1263" said, you must ensure to open NTP firewall port 123 first  for sync...

and then...

For example: Assigned PDC to NTP server, now sync with
*** NTP server
>>Type the following command to configure the PDC emulator and then press ENTER:
w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:peers /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes /update

With "peers" you can set the time source, either DNS name ( or an ip address from a reliable time source.

Here you can find some of them: 

>>Then type the command to establish the connection
w32tm /resync /rediscover.

>>Further checking... (now you are able to see the sync connection has been established)
w32tm /monitor
w32tm /monitor / (NTP server)

*** Client servers and desktop
>>To configure a client computer for automatic domain time synchronization
w32tm /config /syncfromflags:domhier /update

After that run:
net stop w32time
net start w32time

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