Net time

Synchronizes the computer's clock with that of another computer or domain. Used without parameters, net time displays the time for another computer or domain.


net time [{\\ComputerName | /domain[:DomainName] | /rtsdomain[:DomainName]}] [/set]

net time [\\ComputerName] [/querysntp] [/setsntp[:NTPServerList]]


\\ ComputerName   : Specifies the name of a server you want to check or with which you want to synchronize.

/domain [ : DomainName ] : Specifies the domain with which to synchronize clocks.

/rtsdomain [ : DomainName ] : Specifies the domain of the Reliable Time Server with which to synchronize clocks.

/set   : Synchronizes the computer's clock with the time on the specified computer or domain.

/querysntp   : Displays the name of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) server currently configured for the local computer or the one specified in ComputerName.

/setsntp [ : NTPServerList ] : Specifies a list of NTP time servers to be used by the local computer. The list can contain IP addresses or DNS names, separated by spaces. If you use multiple time servers, you must enclose the list in quotation marks.

net help   command   : Displays help for the specified net command.

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