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Changing the time for all computers on an entire organization

Posted on 2011-09-09
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Hi guys,

I have an organization with about 150 + computers and servers. What would be the best way to change all the computers time, everyone is about 10 minutes ahead. Only user workstations are on the DHCP server. But I also need to change the time in 30+ servers on the same domain.

Thank you
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Darius Ghassem earned 125 total points
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Please read this article by TigerMatt this will explain how time works in a Domain

http://tigermatt.wordpress.com/2009/08/01/windows-time-for-active-directory/

You really just need to change on DC that holds PDC emulator role
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ex,

The authoritative is by default the PDC emulator, other DC's will sync from it. You could try and find out what you're syncing with by typing "w32tm /monitor" command.

I have seen networks where some past admin has forced the network to sync with a server other than the PDC.
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