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Window Server 2008 Time sync [closed]

OS - a) Windows Server 2008 Standard Workgroup OS - b) Window Server 2008 Standard Domain controller. How can i know, from where my Server is synchronizing time with? Is it through Hardware BIOS ...
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3answers
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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 ...
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3answers
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Should I timesync against PDC Emulator or NTP timesource? (PDC not in hub)

I know the best practice would be to have the PDC Emulator to sync against an external NTP time source, and have all other domain controllers sync against the PDC Emulator. However, my network layout ...
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Incorrect time source on DCs Server 2008 domain?

So we had a user complain about the clocks being a minute out on her desktop and how she always misses her train as a result. Despite my incredulous reaction to such a thing it did prompt me to ...
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1answer
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Windows NTP client changes timezone to Pacific automatically

I have a Windows 2008 server machine and I am trying to use this public IP 128.252.19.1 to synchronize the time, however, I would like my system to have Eastern timezone. When I enter the ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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Server 2008 R2 windows time

I'm trying to set the PDC with an external time server (from my ISP) but in the command prompt when I type in: w32tm /register W32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"" W32tm /config /reliable:yes W32tm ...
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Why won't my domain server (2008 R2) sync with external time service correctly?

I have configured my PDC (windows 2008 R2) to sync with external time source uk.pool.ntp.org and followed all the instructions to the letter which are set out here: ...
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Time difference between two machine clocks?

Is it possible to measure or some other way find out the difference in clock/time between two windows 2k8 r2 machines?
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Config Time Service on Server 2008 DC using Group Policy Only

I want to configure the Time Service using only GP in a Server 2008 R2 domain. I have created a GP as follows: Computer Config, Policies, Administrative Templates, System, Windows Time Policy: ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2008 - inexplicable system time jumps/glitches/inaccuracies

I'm running a production web server on Windows Server 2008. On this server I have a database which logs certain user actions, but every now and again I inexplicably get database entries which, ...
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4answers
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Sync time of W2k8 server to another W2k8 server - non domain controlled

I have multiple W2k8 R2 servers and one of them uses an outside source to constantly sync time. I'd like to sync all my other servers to that server. This is a simple workgroup and no domain ...
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3answers
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Time Drift on VM servers, need a reliable solution

We have some windows server 2008 VMware instances on multiple physical servers (hosted) and an application which requires the time to be synced across the server instances. Obviously, VMware has ...
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Hyper-V Machine drifts time all over, even with NTP

Resolved The problem was Hyper-V on that machine. I removed Hyper-V, installed VMware Server, ran the same VM. Time sync issues went away (< 100ms difference after a day). My setup is like this: ...
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Best way to synchronise the time on a Windows 2008 Server

I have a small Windows domain (all servers running Windows 2008), with a single Windows 2008 Domain Controller. What is the best way to synchronise the time across all servers with an Internet Time ...