Windows domain controller machines that are part of an Active Directory domain are automatically configured to act as time servers.
This is a violation of the SNTP RFC, which states that SNTP systems can only act as servers if they have a local reference clock attached.
To set up the Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) in Active Directory, you’ll first need to download LAPS from the Microsoft Download Center.
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 introduce a new feature called Automatic Maintenance.
The implementations in Windows 2000 and Windows XP are SNTP clients only, and not suitable for use as a server, although Windows 2000 domain conrollers incorrectly serve time at stratum 2 always, regardless of their time source configuration.Beginning with Windows 2000, Microsoft includes the Windows Time Service with all versions of Windows.Initially, the pupose of Windows Time Service was to keep all clocks on the Windows network loosely synchronized to support Kerberos authentication, which is time-sensitive to a degree.On my domain controller, I’m going to run the 64-bit installer, LAPS.x64I have changed the CMOS Battery on both pcs and reset the bios to default.You can see more details at: You may want to run a That should just set the "Nt5DS" setting in the "Type" parameter of the W32Time configuration, which Kyle says is already set.