How to configure a Windows server with Internet Time.

Here are the commands to configure your Primary Domain Controller to synchronize with ntp.pool.org time servers in Australia.  These commands were tested on Server 2008 R2.

Open a Command Prompt and type in the following commands:

Stop the Time Service

net stop w32time

Configure the external time services

w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual /manualpeerlist:"0.au.pool.ntp.org, 1.au.pool.ntp.org, 2.au.pool.ntp.org"

Configure your server as a reliable time source

w32tm /config /reliable:yes

Start the time service

net start w32time

Check the configuration

w32tm /query /configuration