Administering the Windows Time Service
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Time synchronization is critical for the proper operation of many Windows services and line-of-business applications. The Windows® Time service uses the Network Time Protocol (NTP) to synchronize computer clocks on the network so that an accurate clock value, or time stamp, can be assigned to network validation and resource access requests.
This guide provides information for administering the Windows Time service in the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system.
In this guide
Published: March 2005
Applies to: Windows Server 2003
Produced by: Microsoft Windows Server User Assistance team
Writer: Shala Brandolini
Editor: Justin Hall