Network servers time is approximately 65 seconds off

Posted on 2014-09-19
Last Modified: 2014-10-04
I am using as the reference for my time server.   My network time is approximately 65 seconds off.   What is causing that and how to I fix it.Doc8.docx
Question by:patrickmiller
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by:Seth Simmons
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where are you seeing it 65 seconds off?
i see one server 1 second off from  your PDC
is your PDC 65 seconds off from the public ntp server?

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Yes, but I got that correct with a new public ntp server.    I am trying to resync my other servers and one of them is not working.     I keep getting the error "The computer did not resync because no time data was available"

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I tried it again and it seems to be working .   thanks.
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by:Seth Simmons
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that's where my confusion was since all your other servers should be getting time from the PDC so didn't know where was the issue.  sounds like it was a transient issue with that one system

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I resync'd  the servers to one time server and the time difference has disappeared.
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by:Seth Simmons
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domain members should automatically go to the server with the PDC emulator role for time and that server is configured for external time source.  is that what you did?

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All I did was repoint all my servers to the one correct domain time server .  That domain server was point to an exteral time service.

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