using a windows server as a time source

so i have two XP workstations, three windows server 2008 servers, and two windows server 2003 servers and i need them all to be synchronized. i do not have an external time source.

i would like to have one of the 2008 servers act as the time source for the rest of the machines. how would i go accomplishing this? is there a way to set it to be the NTP server and have the other machines sync to it?

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Darius GhassemCommented:
Are you running in a domian environment? If you are then the systems are already setup to get time through the domain. Your curren PDC is running time services.

Now if you are not running a domain you would have to configure each system to use the time server you pick.

The above software will setup a NTP server.

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From a Command Prompt

To configure a server to use a NTP server:
(Change the IP addresses to match your enviroment)
w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:,0x8 /update
w32tm /resync

To Find What NTP Server Is Currently Being Used:
net time /querysntp

To Set Your Server As The Time Host On a Workstation:
w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:,0x8 /update
w32tm /resync
net time /querysntp
NetrincAuthor Commented:
it is not a domain environment. doing some reading now.
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