How to Windows 2k8 server sync with external NTP server?

In the elevated (run as administrator) command prompt type
C:\>w32tm /stripchart /computer:si.pool.ntp.org /samples:5 /dataonly

for checking difference between server and external time source(collecting 5 samples)
then use external NTP time source for sync
C:\>w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:si.pool.ntp.org,0×8, /syncfromflags:manual /update
and force sync immediately
C:\>w32tm /resync

Note:-For XP client machines set up the automatic synchronization
Right click on the clock in the System Tray and select “Adjust Date/Time
On the Internet Time tab, type external NTP time server and click on Update Now

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Posted on December 18, 2012, in Uncategorized, Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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