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Windows DC - set external NTP source.

First, locate your PDC Server. Open the command prompt and type: C:>netdom /query fsmoLog in to your PDC Server and open the command prompt.Stop the W32Time service: C:>net stop w32timeConfigure the external time sources, type: C:> w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual /manualpeerlist:”,,”Make your PDC a reliable time source for the clients. Type: C:>w32tm /config /reliable:yesStart the w32time service: C:>net start w32timeThe windows time service should begin synchronizing the time. You can check the external NTP servers in the time configuration by typing: C:>w32tm /query /configurationCheck the Event Viewer for any errors. Tested on Windows Server 2016 core.


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