OS Guide: Set up Domain Time on PDCe and Member Domain Controllers

Proper domain time is critical to so many aspects of an Active Directory domain.

The following steps should be run in an elevated Command Prompt with steps for the Primary Domain Controller Emulator (PDCe) and member domain controllers.

Note that there is a set for US locations and Canadian locations respectively.

REM Time Setup REM PDCe USA w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual "/manualpeerlist:0.us.pool.ntp.org,0x1 1.us.pool.ntp.org,0x1 2.us.pool.ntp.org,0x1 3.us.pool.ntp.org,0x1" /reliable:yes w32tm /config /update net stop w32time && net start w32time w32tm /resync /force w32tm /query /source REM PDCe Canada w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual "/manualpeerlist:0.ca.pool.ntp.org,0x1 1.ca.pool.ntp.org,0x1 2.ca.pool.ntp.org,0x1 3.ca.pool.ntp.org,0x1" /reliable:yes w32tm /config /update net stop w32time && net start w32time w32tm /resync /force w32tm /query /source REM Secondary DCs w32tm /config /syncfromflags:domhier /reliable:no /update net stop w32time && net start w32time w32tm /resync /force w32tm /query /source