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How to setup a NTP Server on Freshly installed Windows Server 2003?

I am to replicate a scenario of a deployed site in which they use the Window's Time Sync feature (found in this tutorial) to connect to a local time server and synchronize their time. So I prepared a ...
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Daylight savings issues in windows, possibly related to NTP sync

We have an app deployed to information kiosks across a number of sites, where employees of our client can log in and sign-on/off their shifts and view timesheets etc. Approaching every daylight ...
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Sync windows 8.1 time with NTP server when boots up?

I have an issue with BIOS causing time to be reset in 9 of 10 times when system boots up...While windows 8.1 somehow trusts the time from BIOS more than NTP, how can I force the windows to sync with ...
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Will a Linux NTP server with an upstream Windows time source have any less jitter?

For my infrastructure we have a platform which cannot synchronize over NTP to a W32time service due to too much jitter from the Windows time source. So my question is, if we have a W32time source ...
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How to connect to time server behind corporate firewall/proxy server?

I am setting up an internal web server at big company and we recently changed proxy servers companywide. So time sync won't work. Tried all of the W2008 defaults, tried resetting the time service... ...
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Portable command-line for syncing Windows OS clock to a NTP server

Is there a "portable" way across recent (this millennium) versions of Windows for forcing a NTP sync? On Windows 7, there are even prerequisites - the service Windows Time needs to be running. ...
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Windows 8 w32tm clock drift correction

I am running Windows 8 (no virtualization, X79 + i7-3820), and have separate Linux NTP server in my local network. Linux NTP is typically within 1ms of true time. I've set Windows 8 to synchronize ...
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Error occurred during NTP sync on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have two Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard servers. The first can correctly sync its time with the default NTP server time.windows.com, but the second cannot. The error displayed is: An error ...
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How can I query an NTP server under Windows?

I am not interested in synchronizing my local clock with the remote server. I only want to query it and print the result. I would have assumed that there is a port of ntpq for Windows, but was unable ...
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Does it matter which NTP time server do I choose in Windows?

When enabling Windows to set system time via Internet, I'm presented with the following dialog: Does it matter which time server I choose? How would I know if one was "better" than the others?
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How can I check a system's current NTP configuration?

I need to verify the current NTP configuration on some Windows systems. Ideally, I'd like to be able to do this via command line instead of navigating through configuration screens (especially since ...
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How to synchronize clocks for computers that are not online?

I have some computers that run Windows 7 embedded and are connected to each other by a switch, but are not connected to a larger network or the internet. After a few weeks, the clocks drift and it is ...
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Computer clock drifts on standby. Can I make Windows synchronize time on every wakeup?

My Dell Vostro 1720 laptop's clock drifts when waking from standby mode (even by five minutes sometimes). This is really annoying and sometimes dangerous. I tried decreasing the Windows time sync ...
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Set Windows system time from command line similar to Linux rdate command

I need to set the time on a Windows 2008 server via an internet clock server from a command line, and ensure that Windows 2008 doesn't do it by itself. I will use this for a .cmd file which looks ...
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Software displaying the time of an NTP server

Is there any software that can display the time from an NTP server? Irregardless of what is going on with the time in the operating system itself. Like, just enter in the hostname of an NTP server and ...
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Windows clients not using NTP server provided via DHCP

I have a network consisting mostly of Windows Vista and 7 clients and an Ubuntu server. The server provides both the DHCP and NTP services through dhcp3-server and openntpd. In my dhcpd.conf, the ...