2
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2answers
580 views

How long does it take to update all the clocks in a Windows domain?

I know the answer to this might be a bit nebulous, so I'll happily accept an answer that tells me the basic rules for this. Supposing the clock in the PDC Emulator has got all out of whack and this ...
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2answers
172 views

Windows Event Log SystemTime format [closed]

The follwing timestamp was created during an Windows Security Log TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2013-10-07T07:31:09.122037600Z In this timestamp I can't understand what 122037600Z part means? Do ...
0
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0answers
121 views

Meinberg NTP Client large wandering

All, One of the computers on my network runs Windows Embedded Standard and is running the meinberg NTP client and gets its time directly from a GPS clock. The service is set to run automatically and ...
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votes
1answer
127 views

Less < 10 ms time synchronization solution on Windows [closed]

I am looking for a software / hardware network time synchronization solution. Requirements: Number of nodes ~ 40 The time reading will be performed from a Windows Software (Server 2008 or 2012) ~ ...
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2answers
233 views

Ntpd excessively inaccurate

I have ntpd set up (Meinberg ntp-4.2.6p5@london version for Windows on a Windows 7 client) with a bunch of nearby servers selected for low ping times (usually 10-20ms ping). However it seems my clock ...
0
votes
3answers
550 views

Sync clock on Windows XP machine to external (non-domain, non-workgroup) Windows Server 2008 R2 machine

I have two machines and I'd like their clocks to be in sync for various reasons. Machine 1 is an XP machine located in the office. Machine 2 is a VPS hosted by a third party running Windows Server ...
0
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1answer
108 views

I changed time zone on DB & Web Server. Now SMTP sending is delayed

Both web & DB servers are running Windows Server 2008 R2. They are instances in the same datacenter at Amazon EC2. I changed both servers from central to eastern time zone using the windows GUI. ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Copying lines from multiple logfiles, based on content of the line

I have multiple log files of 10mb each. The content of the log files always look like this: 06.09.2012, 21:36:02:83: xxxxx yyyyyy zzz 06.09.2012, 21:36:02:84: xx yyy zzz 06.09.2012, 21:36:05:24: ...
2
votes
1answer
217 views

How to correct time on Windows PDC server without affecting logons

I know how to set an authoritative time server in Server 2008 R2. That's not what this question is. I want to know how I can change the time on a network where the PDC (and therefore everything) is a ...
2
votes
1answer
127 views

2 servers, times always go out of sync

I have 2 servers set with the same timezone and I set them with the same time and I have them both updating their server time from the same internet time source. But each week they seem to fall away ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Sync Linux to Windows 2003/2008 Natively

Without using any external packages for Windows, can Linux synchronise it's clock to a Windows 03/08 Server natively? I've tried it using various NTP packages for Windows but would like to use just ...
0
votes
2answers
89 views

Timekeeping between various Windows computers on network (but not all)

I have a situation where I have the following setup: ============Primary Network=============== = = Bridging Server = ...
3
votes
1answer
858 views

Correct time drift throughout entire Windows domain

I have done a lot of research but failed to find a reliable answer to our problem. The short story is our entire Windows domain is running 35 minutes slow. I.e. servers and workstations. I think ...
1
vote
1answer
651 views

Time sync fails on Hyper-V VM, but succeeds when I log in as a domain user

We have a Windows Server 2003 SP2 VM running on Hyper-V (Server 2008 R2 host). The VM has Hyper-V time synchronization enabled. I noticed that the time on the VM was fast by around 25 minutes. I saw ...
4
votes
3answers
306 views

Windows time command equivalent

There is a command in Linux that outputs system utilization called time. Is there a Windows equivalent? Or how else can I manually use the task manager commands in a batch file?
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2answers
235 views

Windows 2008 - Time Sync

What is the threshold in Windows 2008 when the local clock differs from an NTP source and it will not synchronize? For example, if the local time is off > 2 days, will NTP still sync? Is there a ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Windows 2008 R2 64 bit multihomed. NTP time synching issue

I have a DMZ machine that i wish to sync to a time source ().pool.ntp.org. Perimeter Firewall is setup to allow relevant ports through. Obviously local FW on the server is on and configured to allow ...
0
votes
1answer
712 views

Meinberg ntp for Windows - force more frequent updates?

I have a Windows VM that has time drift problems, and left to its own devices will drift by minutes per day. I know there are issues with time on VMs, but I was hoping using the Meinberg NTP service ...
0
votes
1answer
703 views

Fake Server Uptime (Linux/Windows) [closed]

Is it possible to fake the server uptime in any way (throttling the time).?(Linux/Windows). I guess it will cause serious troubles, still just wondering. -Cheers
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Windows timezone

In Windows, we can change timezone easily. But I have one question. In the dropdown list, there are several options for the same timezone. For example, for UTC+8, we can see these options: (UTC+08:00) ...
3
votes
2answers
578 views

How to synchronize windows server date/time?

I administer multiple Windows servers. One issue I have is that the time gets out of sync, and this becomes noticeable over a week or so. For example, my app server system time could be different ...
8
votes
3answers
239 views

Managing multi-timezone servers

What would be an ideal time and timezone setup for multi-country servers? Especially considering one central IT team managing these servers. Currently we have each server using a local timezone. e.g. ...
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1answer
3k views

Why are my servers clock out of sync?

The domain time is now out of sync by 4 mins and its getting on my nerves, I ran a quick check to see if I could determine how much it was out by exactly and got this back: H:\>w32tm /stripchart ...
8
votes
3answers
22k views

How do I force sync the time on Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller?

What is the command to sync a Windows server domain controller to its configured time source?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to sync time across Windows servers to the millisecond precision?

I really need to keep time tightly in sync between my Windows 2008 R2 servers and was expecting that Windows Time Service will do that... but sometimes difference between my clocks is over couple ...
2
votes
2answers
310 views

Windows Time management: Domain Time II a neccessary product?

I ask as I have become part of a network where they have w32 time disabled on machines, and use Domain Time II. Product info here: http://www.greyware.com/software/domaintime/ Just curious if anyone ...
1
vote
5answers
2k views

How does Windows handle Time? Updating RTC, etc. (Active Directory and Novell E-Directory)

I'm troubleshooting some time issues in my domain and before making any big changes I want to have a thorough understanding of what's going on. I've got a few lingering questions at the moment: What ...
2
votes
2answers
17k views

Windows 7 machines won't sync time

I configured my Windows Server 2008 box as an authoritative time server using the instructions here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042 Port 123 is open for incoming and outgoing connections on ...
6
votes
7answers
16k views

Need leading zero for batch script using %time% variable

I came across a bug in my DOS script that uses date and time data for file naming. The problem was I ended up with a gap because the time variable didn't automatically provide leading zero for hour ...
2
votes
4answers
150 views

Network Time is being set by “something”

Something is setting (the incorrect) time on our network- though I don't know what it is (since we have approx 40 servers). We run on a windows network, with AD etc. Not sure where to even begin to ...
4
votes
3answers
924 views

Summer daylight time not changing on some active directory domain clients

We just had a summer daylight change in US. and pc's on my network are behaving strange, some of them change time and some didn't. My network: 2 locations both in Midwest, same time zone. Location ...
6
votes
7answers
449 views

Ratio of PC to Mac support hours? [closed]

For purposes of a purchase of laptops for everyone in my small (15 people) organization, I have compiled a spreadsheet containing what I think is an apples to apples comparison of the cost of, among ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Time not propagating to machines on Windows domain

We have a two-domain Active Directory forest: ourcompany.com at the root, and prod.ourcompany.com for production servers. Time is propagating properly through the root domain, but servers in the child ...
0
votes
1answer
786 views

How to keep file timestamp?

When I copy a file from a PC to an other, the copy doesn't have the same timestamp as the source. I have the same probleme using either copy/paste or xcopy. The source PC runs Win2003 and the ...
3
votes
2answers
584 views

change windows time synchronization settings

How do I change the settings on a windows server 2008 box, so that the server synchronizes with time.windows.com more often? Currently, it shows that the next synchronization time is 12 hrs from now. ...
2
votes
4answers
1k views

Synchronising clocks on a number of non-domain windows servers

We have a number of webservers, application servers and database servers that we want to keep in sync. Some of these servers are not connected to the Internet so accessing external time sources is not ...
1
vote
6answers
2k views

Access to the current time in windows batch script

I need access to the current time from within a batch script. When typing time in the cmd, I get something like this: The current time is: 16:58:03.98 Enter the new time: What I need is not that ...
1
vote
6answers
1k views

Share processor time between computers

I'm a developer and I use lots of applications gadgets. (I WORK ON WINDOWS) I have two computers (HP Dual Core (3.2Ghz) one with 512Mb and one with 1Gb RAM). So I work on both, but when I work I work ...
0
votes
2answers
204 views

Limit time change in Windows

Is there a way to limit the users ability to change time by more than an hour?
6
votes
3answers
687 views

Uptime of a Windows machine

How can one find out 'real' uptime of a laptop? By 'real' I mean the time since turning it on and resuming Windows from hybernation state.
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2answers
2k views

Redirecting time.windows.com to internal server

In a corporate environment most machines will be domain joined and therefore get their time from the DCs. However, sometimes you get a machine that isn't in the domain. By default these machines will ...