How to make sbs2003 an authoritave time server for computers in it's domain

Hi There

How do I make an sbs2003 an authorative time server for it's domain. Basically, I want all client pc's to sync with the sbs2003 server for the time.

Thanks
junzcptAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
don't they already?  DCs sync with the PDC emulator, which is the SBS Server; workstations should sync with any available DC.  
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Glen KnightCommented:
You don't need to do anything, it should already be authoritative.
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RiaanSmith_SACommented:
Running the following commands should get you going,

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist: NTP_server_IP_Address ,0x8/syncfromflags:MANUAL  
net stop w32time  
net start w32time  
w32tm /resync

Ensure the time service is running when done.
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junzcptAuthor Commented:
Thanks all.

Riaan, what should the values be here?

NTP_server_IP_Address
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RiaanSmith_SACommented:
You can try one of the servers from this list, they're all based in SA, I have not used any of them myself yet but I'm sure they will suffice.

http://www.time.org.za/
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RiaanSmith_SACommented:
I just tested the "ntp.time.org.za" one, and it worked flawlessly :)
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junzcptAuthor Commented:
so this 1st command will be

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist: NTP_ntp.time.org.za ,0x8/syncfromflags:MANUAL     ???
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RiaanSmith_SACommented:
No, sorry about the confusion, your first command will be:

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:ntp.time.org.za,0x8/syncfromflags:MANUAL

and then the rest as mentioned in previous comment..
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junzcptAuthor Commented:
thanks Boet
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junzcptAuthor Commented:
issue resolved
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