troubleshooting Question

PDC not syncing to external NTP!?

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XeronimoFlag for Luxembourg asked on
Windows Server 2012Active Directory
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I'm trying to get my DC (with the PDC Emulator role) to sync its time to an external NTP server but it simply doesn't stick!? It simply continues to use the local CMOS clock as a source??

I've executed these commands: https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/65413-configure-dc-to-synchronize-time-with-external-ntp-server

I've tested this: w32tm /stripchart /computer:NTPServerNameOrIP /dataonly /samples:x and I get answers back

But the PDC simply doesn't keep the external NTP server as a source and thus doesn't synchronize the time correctly ... what's up with this!?

Thanks!
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