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Batch File: NET TIME (or, w32tm)

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Hi there,

I need the followings:
-Batch file or Command line, to setup a Domain Controller to sync it's time with an Internet Atomic Clock, every 30minutes
-Batch file or Command line, to set all the domain PCs to sync their clock with the domain controller every 30minutes
-Command line to force remote PC to sync it's time with the domain controller immediatly.

Thanks for your help,
Rene
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Are you running Server 2008 R2?  I believe there are registry settings that need to be made on the server and client for what you want. See:  http://www.fir3net.com/Windows-2008/configuring-windows-2008-r2-as-an-ntp-server.html
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Windows server 2003 R2

Thanks for helping,
Rene
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I just successfully scripted it.

Have any better ideas?

I'll close this post tomorrow

Cheers


@ECHO OFF

::SEPERATE WITH A COMMA, AND WITHOUT "\\"
	SET PDCemulators=DC-LAN1,DC-LAN2,DC-LAN3
::PDCEmulators SpecialPollInterval In Seconds and in decimal (not HEX)
	SET SpecialPollInterval=900
::ListOfPCs, ENTER HOW PC NAMES START, AND SEPERATED WITH A SPACE.
	SET ListOfPCs=\\PCLAN1 \\PCLAN2 \\PCLAN3


REM SETTING UP PDC EMULATORS
	FOR %%A IN (%PDCemulators%) DO (
		PSEXEC \\%%A w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"0.ca.pool.ntp.org,1.ca.pool.ntp.org,3.ca.pool.ntp.org" /reliable:yes /update
		REG ADD "\\%%A\HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpClient" /v SpecialPollInterval /t REG_DWORD /d %SpecialPollInterval% /f
		::RESTARTING TIME SERVICE
			PSEXEC \\%%A NET STOP w32time
			PSEXEC \\%%A NET START w32time
		::UPDATING TIME FROM INTERNET TIME SERVERS
			PSEXEC \\%%A W32tm /resync
	)

REM SYNCHRONISING ALL DOMAIN PCs
	FOR /F %%A IN ('NET VIEW ^| FINDSTR -i "%ListOfPCs%"') DO PSEXEC %%A W32TM /resync

PAUSE
EXIT

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Thanks pony for helping.<br /><br />I will post script updates.<br /><br />Cheers,<br />Rene
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Could you please cancel my close request?
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Sorry for the confusion, and thanks again for your help.

Cheers,
Rene
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There is a tool you could look at here:  http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/xp_inet_time.htm
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