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How to fix the time service on domain controller

Posted on 2016-08-17
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our domain controllers are not syncing with a time service suddenly. It's been working fine for years and suddenly the time is about 12 hrs behind,
What's the quickest way of fixing this?
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by:ronfast
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I've restarted the time service using w32time.
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Our domain controllers are VMs
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Did you try to change the external time source your PDC looks to for time?  (Maybe something happened to the external time server your PDC is set to sync time with?)
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i'll give that a try. I manually set the date/time on the PDC just to get everyone back online.
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it_saige earned 500 total points
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Are you using Hyper-V?  If so disable the Time synchronization integration service for you DC Guest OS's.

Refer to this prior EE PAQ for additional information:  https:/Q_28618530.html

-saige-
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thanks
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