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Time issues on the Network — How to find the Root Cause

A number of application servers started erroring out in my domain. Troubleshooting led me to a missconfiguration of NTP. I fixed the issue, but I don't know how the issue arose in the first place. ...
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Adjusting Windows time drift without internet on Windows Server 2003

I have Windows Server 2003 on a local LAN that has no internet connection, and need somewhat accurate timing. Unfortunately currently Windows loses about 1-2 minutes every week, which is why I have ...
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594 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 ...
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Current time is off on a Windows 2003 Server DC

I have a single server that is also a domain controller in a cabinet, there are no other servers attached to its domain. I've reset the time in the BIOS (from what I recall) and in Windows to the ...
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Windows Time out of sync

We have 5 virtual Windows 2003 servers running Citrix in our company, that users can log onto, Every so often one of the servers will change it's date/time so far ahead, users are unable to log on ...
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Date / time out of sync by days

I have several 2003 servers in my domain that randomly change their date/time by several days, sometimes. They are all getting their time from an AD server acting as the primary DC. I have looked in ...
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3answers
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Windows 2003 server time reset

We had a situation where the time on a Windows 2003 server was getting set back spontaneously. We discounted the possibility of another computer on the network acting as a time master and causing ...
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Exchange 2007 Move Database - How Long Is It Estimated to Take?

We are planning to move our Exchange DB to an EMC SAN (NS-120) with plenty of drive space from our 2007 Exchange server native storage which is getting low on space but not critically low on space ...
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Windows Server Cluster & Strange Day Light Savings Time Behaviour

Over the weekend (Sunday March 27th) Daylight Savings Time kicked in here in Ireland and so all the servers (all win2k3 server) in our Production Environment updated their Times +1 Hour. However ...
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NTPD on RedHat ES4 not synching to Win2K3 domain controler

I'm having an incredibly difficult time trying to get my red hat server to sync its time to our 2K3 domain controller. I've been through numerous ntp.conf revisions and it always ends up that the ...
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503 views

Windows 2003 Server Losing Time

I'm running an e-commerce site on a Windows 2003 Server 32-bit (written in .NET, connecting to another W2k3 64-bit Server running SQL server.) It's imperative that the two servers always stay ...
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Time server for Windows 2003 domain

Am I correct that the NET TIME command should return the time from the PDC for the domain? If so, the issue we are contending with is that NET TIME command returns \randomfileserver. How do I reset ...
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Increasing the accuracy of windows 2003 NTP time sync

Hi using w32tm or some other service (NTP W32Time) is there away to increase the accuracy of windows time to sync at-least every 1sec? Whats setup; windows 2003 AD environment with a few servers and ...
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Change time on windows server 2003

I would like to change the date/time on a windows 2003 box that is a part of an AD domain to a day far in the past for a period of time. Is this possible without the box resyncing with the DC, and ...
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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 ...
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Why would a Windows 2003 server clock reset during a reboot?

After a reboot the windows time reset itself to 26 March 2007. This meant it could not connect to any other servers in the domain. We have set the time to the correct value but we are having ...
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How to synchronize the clock of a windows server 2003 domain server?

Given a windows server 2003 domain server, I'd like to sync it's time to (any) external time services (it's off a couple of minutes). How to do this 1, manually; 2, in an automated manner every week?