Avatar of Thomas N
Thomas N
Flag for United States of America asked on

2008 R2 time server is invalid

I was trying to fix my DC because the time was not syncing. I stopped then w32time service but when I try to start it, it gives me error "the service name is invalid". What could be wrong? I cant find the service in the "service list" on the server.
Windows Server 2008Active DirectoryMicrosoft Server OS

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Shaun Vermaak

8/22/2022 - Mon
Patrick Bogers

Hi

Try below in elevated command prompt.

net start w32time
Deepin

You need to register Windows time service , if its not on the list

elevated command prompt:
w32tm /register
Thomas N

ASKER
Yea thats what I typed before. Same error
This is the best money I have ever spent. I cannot not tell you how many times these folks have saved my bacon. I learn so much from the contributors.
rwheeler23
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Deepin

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Shaun Vermaak

Start NETLOGON service first, it is likely paused
Shaun Vermaak

Missed  this part
I cant find the service in the "service list" on the server.
You can also export service from Registry on a working computer (PDCe needs to be NTP with NTP IP and others NT5DS), import and restart