Managing the Windows Time Service

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

You initially configure the Windows 2003 Time service (W32Time) when you deploy your Active Directory forest root domain. Thereafter, it requires little day-to-day management. After you make changes on your network however, including when you add certain client computers, move the PDC emulator operations master role, or simply change the time source for you network, you might need to perform some of the following tasks: