NET TIME and w32time

It seems there is a bit of ambiguity out there regarding the relationship between w32time and the NET TIME command. Well, here are the answers, straight from the horse’s mouth. Taking it from the top  As all of you know (or at least should) know by now, w32time is the Windows Time Service, which is an…

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Group Policy Settings Explained

In an effort to alleviate confusion around the Windows Time Service group policy settings, here is a detailed explaination of the various settings, what their respective purposes are, and a small bit about how to configure them. Keep in mind that Windows Time Service is designed to be very robust right out of the box….

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Demystifying Group Policy Settings

The settings for the Windows Time Service exposed through group policy have long been seen as a bit mysterious, and for good reason. Well, today we will take the first steps towards remedying that problem. After spending a good amount of time with one of my favorite writers (thanks Kurt!), we have developed a revised text…

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