troubleshooting Question

DC not synchronizing with public NTP server

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Windows NetworkingWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2008
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Please help, I want my DC (2008 R2) to synchronizing with public NTP server (, and become as a NTP source for my domain. Here is what I did.

1.      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Config\ , AnnounceFlags to 5
2.      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\                                              Services\W32Time\TimeProviders\NtpServer\ , enabled to 1
3.      in command prompt type: w32tm /config /
4.      net stop w32time && net start w32time

But when I run w32tm /query /status, it still shows source: Local CMOS Clock.

Thanks in advance.

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