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    NTP Servers

    Hi

    what would the best and simplest way to have all servers and workstations have the same time ?

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    Re: NTP Servers

    IIRC, a script with:

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    net time \\server /set /yes
    Where \\server is a server that has the correct time and syncs to NTP ocassionally.

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    Re: NTP Servers

    Group policy, Windows Time.

    Sync DC to external source (it has to be an authorative source or else the DC won't allow clients to use it for ntp)

    Configure the gpo for client machines (not the dcs, can't sync to itself!) to point to the externally synced DC.

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    Re: NTP Servers

    If your in Birmingham the BGfL has NTP servers. Just point your time server to ntp.bgfl.org

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    Re: NTP Servers

    uk.pool.ntp.org elsewhere

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    Re: NTP Servers

    Quote Originally Posted by eduabncs
    If your in Birmingham the BGfL has NTP servers. Just point your time server to ntp.bgfl.org
    Ta... we are LGFL

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    Re: NTP Servers

    Quote Originally Posted by Grommit
    Quote Originally Posted by eduabncs
    If your in Birmingham the BGfL has NTP servers. Just point your time server to ntp.bgfl.org
    Ta... we are LGFL
    Check with your local RBC or GfL they will most likely have ntp servers that you can sync too. Most will do as they are required in order to sync services in the data centre. If not, then as webman points out there are others ntp servers available elsewhere on the net.

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    Re: NTP Servers

    Check with your local RBC or GfL they will most likely have ntp servers that you can sync too. Most will do as they are required in order to sync services in the data centre. If not, then as webman points out there are others ntp servers available elsewhere on the net.
    lol. I remember trying that here a couple of years ago, RM technicians response: "whats an NTP server"
    I tried to explain but he just didn't get it, found it eventually though, think it might have been on their DNS.

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    Re: NTP Servers

    I used the JANET NTPs until they locked them to JANET only.

    RBCs have their own.

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    Re: NTP Servers

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042/

    Set up your PDC as an authoritative time server using it's own internal clock and have the workstations synchronize with it.

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    massive thead bump batman but thanks for the UK time servers.

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