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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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NTP not syncing, only syncs on service restart

My ubuntu 11.10 server has been sitting there quite happily for the last 3 - 4 months, then suddenly the time started going out of sync by one hour. I'm not sure why, nothing has changed re the ...
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State of the art auto time sync? [closed]

Placing ntpdate into cron seems to be no longer a good idea. What is an easy state-of-the-art automatic environmental friendly ;-) sleek way of keeping a (debian) server's time clock up to date?
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Server 2003 anonymous time sync

we've got a DC on Server 2003 the domain is running fine and all but I've got a problem with our external sites which are connected via the MPLS but not on the domain. The shops are running thin ...
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Anybody tried to use graphic card as a precision clock on a Windows server?

I am thinking (constantly) how to make my server be synchronised better than it is. I run some cheap app which syncs me with some stratum 2 server on the colo and drift is about 1-2 ms per 10 sec ...
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Is TimeSync still needed on Windows Server 2008?

I've always used TimeSync on my servers. With Windows' built in internet time updating, should I remove TimeSync? I've never turned off windows time updating even with TimeSync - what is the best ...
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Increasing time difference between Windows Server 2003 and time.nist.gov even after explicitly syncing time

I have synced the time of my server to time.nist.gov. This server communicates with a client’s server which is also synced with time.nist.gov. After noting that we seemed to be out of sync with the ...
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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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inconsistant w32tm results

What can be the reason to get 2 different results when running C:\Documents and Settings\wswebuser.OPTI>w32tm /monitor OptiDC.opti *** PDC *** [192.168.0.2]: ICMP: 0ms delay. NTP: ...
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How can I check if my time sync is correct?

I have updated a W2K3 settings according to the steps shown here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042#LetMeFixItMyselfAlways2 The peers list I use is: 0.asia.pool.ntp.org,0x1 ...
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How to return to Default settings of NTP/Time server on domain with GP

This is an Edit - according to the comments, I may have not been understood/ Facts: I have a Windows 2003 Domain PDC Emulator is enabled and working correctly on my DC I have a GPO that is NOT ...
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How to disable time synchronization on hyper V

I have test machine on hyper v (only for test purposes so I can do with it whatever I want to), it is ws 2008 r2 x64. I need to change date to 2008 year in order to test some scenarios with expired ...
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Possible to determine whether a Windows server has time synchronization enabled?

A customer asked me to take a look at his Windows 2003 server and tell him whether the server has an active time synchronization with a time server. I thought I can use the command: w32tm /query ...
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How to keep time on resumed KVM guest with libvirt?

On my host I am using libvirt and a KVM guest. When the host is shutting down, libvirt suspends the guest. When the host is starting up, libvirt resumes the guest. The problem is, if the guest is ...
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ptp time synchronization on centos6/rhel

I need to setup time synchronization using PTP (precision time protocol). I'll get server address. I found ptpd server (version 2.1). I created startup files in /etc/init.d. But wondering what options ...
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WS_FTP Server - All Files Older Than 30 Days Show Date but NO Time Stamp

Picture from FileZilla of the root of my FTP Server running WS_FTP Server 7.5.1.2 on Windows Server 2003x64 Standard sp2 Notice how the first file folder shows the date 8/24/2011 but no time and ...
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Finding process name that changes windows time

I have a problem in my server that the system time is automatically getting changed by a day and getting back to normal. I have some software installed for time sych. But the master clock seem to be ...
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Dovecot time sync issue, need to step it back due to broken ntp

I have a postfix MTA with dovecot for pop3/imap etc.. The server's RTC is horrible and is about 10 min fast every month, but this is an annoyance when dealing with logs and because people rely on ...
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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 ...
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ntpdate ignores my timezone

I'm trying to set up time sync on a CentOS 5.5 VDS but can't figure out why it won't update to the correct timezone. e.g. After manually setting the correct date and time when I run this: date ...
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Acceptable time discrepancy between machines on a network

One of our DC's is our authoritative time server. The other DC's clock off that one. Then all other routers and machines clock off any DC. Some machines (no rhyme or reason, which ones) are off by 40 ...
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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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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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Time problems on my Synology NAS 1511 running Busybox linux

I'm running a MS windows, using Netbeans 7. I occasionally get a problem when I hit save, "This file was modified externally, are you sure you want to overwrite" Further investigation has led me to ...
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Configuring time sync on domain

I have an AD domain (2 dcs single domain) and a number of member servers. I need to configure time synchronisation so that everything is in sync. There is a lot of fluff on this topic. Does anyone ...
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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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What consequences / implications can arise from a wrong system clock?

What issues can you think of that may arise from a wrong system clock setting ? Primarily interested in potential problems affecting servers and Linux or UNIX-like systems in particular. And how ...
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Time synch in AD

Is it possible to force exactly same time to all clients in AD? If yes how can I do that?
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How to sync time on Windows 2008 R2 during startup?

I've got a remote Windows 2008 R2 Server which I'd like to sync up time during startup against a list of 5 NTP servers. How could this be accomplished? EDIT: Found the solution - I've use Windows ...
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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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Enabling Hyper-V Integrated Services Time Sync Services versus Internet Time Synchronization

Should I deselect the "Synchronize with an Internet Time Server" checkbox under the VM's "Date and Time -> Internet Time Settings" tab if the "Time Synchronization Service" for a Hyper-V-based Virtual ...
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precise time synchronization of solaris servers with NTP over LAN / WAN

I have 2 servers on a LAN that I want to precisely synchronize. the goal is to have a time difference < 500 microseconds, constant, with no drift (from what I've found on the web, this is ...
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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 ...
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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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Windows 2008 R2 Time Sync Between DCs

Our domain has three domain controllers, two of which are Windows 2008 R2, with a third that runs 2003 R2. DC1 (2008 R2, PDC Emulator, Syncs with external time source) DC2 (2008 R2) DC3 (2003 R2) ...
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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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What increments stratum in NTP?

Sorry, it's just not that clear to me from the man pages, Wikipedia, etc. I understand the concept of stratum 0 as an authoritative time source and stratum 1 as the connected server. However, I am ...
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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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PDC not syncing time properly

Running 2003 as my PDC and I cannot get the time to sync properly. I've tried to sync with windows and nist with no luck. It does not appear to be blocked by the firewall (verified with w32tm ...
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How can I syncronize a non-domain server to a domain-controller's clock?

Is it possible to configure a Windows Server 2000 OS to synchronize it's clock to a domain controller if it's not on the domain? If so, how would I go about doing that? Just to be clear: I can't ...
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'This server's clock is not synchronized with the primary domain controller's clock' when accessing shared drive

This is so weird I feel compelled to ask for advice. I have a handful of workstations who are receiving time from a GPS timeclock. The PDC has the default domain policy set to use the GPS timeclock ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2: Syncing Primary Domain Controller to Internet Time (MS time server) error

Using a Microsoft resources to sync my PDC to microsoft's time I used the following command as an administerator on cmd w32tm /config /computer:<<PDC-FQDN>> ...
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What is the most simple way to automatically update the time on a server?

On ubuntu server my usual solution is just to install the ntp package and call it a day. This installs all the binaries I need and has ntpd start at boot time. Right now I'm working on a server ...
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Amazon EC2 instances changes server time/date on reboots and other time weirdness

I have a windows instance up in EC2. I manually set the timezone to Pacific. 1) For some reason using window's built in time sync doesn't work in the instance...but whatever. I turn off automatic ...
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Problem with time syncronization in client machine

The company I work for still uses Windows 2000 Server for most, if not all of its infrastructure. I recently joined my Vista laptop to the domain and noticed the system clock jumped ahead by an hour. ...
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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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Solution to time shifting requirement in Active Directory

I currently have an active directory that has several child domains (consisting of nothing other than a DC and bespoke application servers) set-up for testing our CRM software, as some of it is ...
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Clock battery broken on Solaris - how to workaround until I can fix the battery

My main Solaris server has an issue with its battery and thus I lose around 20 seconds per day. Currently I am using rdate once in the morning to synchronise the time. Which approach should I use ...
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How to set a frequent period for NTP client to sync with the NTP server

I've setup an NTP client for my DC to sync time with time.windows.com but I want it to query the NTP server at least twice a day. I made all the changes via the registry, is there a period registry I ...