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Windows 2003 Terminal Server time sync problem

I have a windows 2003 Citrixl server that is off my 10 minutes from the domain controller time. If I manually update it, it would revert back to the wrong time. all the other servers are sycning correcty with DC. This server is a Virtual server on a ESX host. No problem with any other VM.
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phishbone4
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Do you have VMware Tools installed in the Virtual Machine, and have you enabled VMware Tools to Sync to HOST ESX server?
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phishbone4Author Commented:
I do have VMWare tools installed but I don't sync with ESX server. none of my VM's are syncing with their ESX host.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If you do NOT sync with the host, you need to Sync the Time with another source.

Virtual Machines do not have a hardware clock, so need to sync time with a source.

VMware KB: Timekeeping best practices for Windows, including NTP
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1318

Timekeeping in VMware Virtual Machines
http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/Timekeeping-In-VirtualMachines.pdf
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SandeshdubeyCommented:
On the physical host.
Turn off Time Sychronization in Integration Services
http://blogs.technet.com/b/chrad/archive/2009/08/28/fighting-hyper-v-physical-host-time-drift-utilizing-ntp-to-synchronize-clocks.aspx

On the VM server that is Ctirix server
1) Disable the Hyper-V Time Synchronization Service inside the VM.
2)Delete the following registry subtree: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\w32time\TimeProviders\vmictimeprovider
3)Set the correct time on the server and reboot the server.
4)Configure authorative time on the server.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042

Note:Backup the resgistery before you proceed.
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