Network Time Server Settings Used in Domain after FSMO Transfer?

I just finished transferring FSMO roles from at 2003 domain controller to a 2012 domain controller.  Everything seems to be ok.  I am just wondering, do all of the NTP time server source settings migrate to the new FSMO domain controller, or do I need to set this up again?

What are the commands to check what IP address active directory (or is it a particular DC) is pulling NTP updates from?

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Mike KlineCommented:
No they don't migrate, you can use w32tm to check for configurations

For example w32tm /query /configuration

Compare what you had on your old PDCe and set the new one.



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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
If you mean, will the new Domain Controller pull its time from the same place the old DC did, no.

If you're talking about member machines, yes, they should all pull from the new DC.
CnicNVAuthor Commented:
Running the w32tm /query /configuration on the older server 2003 R2 DC states that the command is not recognized.  I vaguely remember having to use some other depreciated command to on the old DC to get this info in the past, but I cant remember what this was.  I think it was the Net time command, which I would execute to quickly find out, but there is a caution about running this command on a server that is using Windows Time Service.

Executing the w32tm command on the 2012 DC, displays a bunch of technocratic data that is particularly useful.  IE no listing of any NTP servers in the output.

I found the following link, but take a look at the minuscule size of the scroll bar!  LOL, I don't want to have to read through that just to find a OS consistent command to list current NTP sources.  Argggggle!


Thanks again for your efforts :-)
CnicNVAuthor Commented:
Ok so I think I figured it out.  

I ran the following command on my computer w32tm /query /source and the results show one of the older non PDCEs.  Then I log into the new server 2012 PDCE and run the same command and it points to the previous 2003 PDCE, that has since had this role transferred.  I then run the following command on it net time /querysntp and it has a list of 4 ntp servers.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction .
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