How to Set Up And Synchronize with Domain Time Source Servers
Setting Up Windows NT Server as a Domain Time Source ServerWARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wideproblems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them.Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use ofRegistry Editor can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk.
- Start the Registry Editor (REGEDT32.EXE) and locate the following Registry subkey:
- From the Edit menu, select Add Value.
- Add the following:
Value Name: TimeSource Data Type: REG_DWORD String: 1
- Choose OK and quit the Registry Editor.
- Shut down and restart Windows NT.
Enabling Client Computers to Synchronize with Domain Time Source ServerFor Windows NT client computers, type the following in the MS-DOSCommand Prompt or add the following to the login script:
For Windows or MS-DOS based client computers, such as Windows, Windowsfor Workgroups, LAN Manager for MS-DOS or Microsoft Network Client forMS-DOS, type the following in the MS-DOS command prompt or add thefollowing to the login script:
NOTE: You can also synchronize all timesource computers with a mastertimesource computer using the command: NET TIME \\<computername> /SET.The master timesource computer can also be synchronized to an externaltime standard using the TIMESERV utility.
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