W32time How do i know if it is encrypted?

Posted on 2011-02-15
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Our Domain Controller  time service is synchronizing the system time with the time source (

How do i know if it is encrypted?
How do I know the Version?

I am on windows 2008 Server
Question by:pbtech
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why should it be encrypted, htis is a free service
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did test on a German windows 7, see screenshot

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I dont need to know about if it is encrypted.

How do i find out the version
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there is version 3 released, and version 4 in development. So I guess, usually you should get v3  

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Can i type something on teh server to display the version
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Yes in fact you can. Make sure that the W32Time service is running.

Then enter on the shell

w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual /manualpeerlist:""
w32tm /config /reliable:YES /update
w32tm /resync

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and you get this:

149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | LeapIndicator: 0 - no warning;  VersionNumber: 3;  Mode: 4 - Server;  LiVnMode: 0x1C

149794 21:23:27.6530858s - Polling peer (ntp.m|0x0|>
149794 21:23:27.6530858s - Peer poll: Max:1024.0000000s Cur:00.0000000s
149794 21:23:27.6530858s - PeerPollingThread: waiting 1024.000s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - ListeningThread -- DataAvailEvent set for socket 1 (
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - ListeningThread -- response heard from <-
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - /-- NTP Packet:
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | LeapIndicator: 0 - no warning;  VersionNumber: 3;  Mode: 4 - Server;  LiVnMode: 0x1C
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | Stratum: 1 - primary reference (syncd by radio clock)
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | Poll Interval: 10 - 1024s;  Precision: -20 - 953.674ns per tick
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | RootDelay: 0x0000.0000s - unspecified;  RootDispersion: 0x0000.0011s - 0.000259399s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | ReferenceClockIdentifier: 0x47505300 - source name: "GPS"
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | ReferenceTimestamp:   0xD1056D4D9EF0B9C0 - 12942278605620860700ns - 149794 21:23:25.6208607s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | OriginateTimestamp:   0xD1056D4FA730A188 - 12942278607653085800ns - 149794 21:23:27.6530858s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | ReceiveTimestamp:     0xD1056D4F42756311 - 12942278607259603700ns - 149794 21:23:27.2596037s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | TransmitTimestamp:    0xD1056D4F427CED7E - 12942278607259718700ns - 149794 21:23:27.2597187s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - >-- Non-packet info:
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | DestinationTimestamp: 149794 21:23:27.8620978s - 0xD1056D4FDCB27100149794 21:23:27.8620978s -  - 12942278607862097800ns149794 21:23:27.8620978s -  - 149794 21:23:27.8620978s
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | RoundtripDelay: 208897000ns (0s)
149794 21:23:27.8620978s - | LocalClockOffset: -497930600ns - 0:00.497930600s
149794 21:23:27.8630978s - \--

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When I type in the commands I get an "Access Denied" Message
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you need administrator permissions for that

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