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Configure the PDC emulator to synchronize from its internal hardware clock

Updated: March 2, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Use the following procedure to configure the PDC emulator in the forest root domain to synchronize from its internal hardware clock and remain the reliable time source in the forest root domain.

noteNote
For more information about the w32tm command, type w32tm /? at a command prompt or see Windows Time Service Tools and Settings on the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=42984).

Administrative Credentials

To perform this procedure locally on the PDC emulator, you must be a member of the Administrators group. To perform this procedure from a remote computer, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group.

To configure the PDC emulator to synchronize from its internal hardware clock
  1. Open a Command Prompt.

  2. Type the following command and then press ENTER:

    w32tm /config /syncfromflags:domhier /reliable:yes /update

  3. Type the following command and then press ENTER:

    net stop w32time

  4. Type the following command and then press ENTER:

    net start w32time

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