moving time server on network

Hi, we currently have the time server for network running on a windows 2003 domain controller and wanted to move it to a 2012 server which is also a domain controller so we can demote the 2003 server and remove it from domain.  What would be the correct steps involved in doing this?  Thanks.
dankyle67Asked:
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
You have to transffere PDC Emulator FSMO roles from Old domain controllers to new domain controller.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/8863.time-service-configuration-on-dc-with-pdc-emulator-fsmo-role.aspx
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dankyle67Author Commented:
Actually, i had already transferred this fsmo role beforehand to the new 2012 server so is there a way to check that it is working correctly or how to check on another server and pc to make sure it is using the 2012 server as the time server?
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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
1. Open Regedit
2. Browse to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters
3. Change Type from NT5DS to NTP
4. Change NtpServer to a trusted external NTP source address.
5. Restart Windows Time service.

You can also use the w32tm.exe to configure time settings.
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dankyle67Author Commented:
Once i have the 2012 server configured properly as time server, do i have to do anything with the original time settings on 2003 server since i plan to demote it and then remove it from domain i wanna make sure i do everything prior to demoting it just since i wont be able to bring it back once that process is done.
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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Yes, on the old server, you need to change the Type to NT5DS and set the NtpServer to point to the new PDC server (with ,0x1 appended).

e.g.
NtpServer = pdc1.mydomain.com,0x1
Type = NT5DS
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dankyle67Author Commented:
But if we plan on removing the 2003 server from the domain then do we still have to repoint it?
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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
No, not really.
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