Windows already includes NTP Time Sync client which is running as a Windows Service “Windows Time”.
Below is a list of most important command parameters to configure the Windows NTP Time Sync client.
It is most safe to execute these commands in an Administrative command line window:
Registers the NTP time sync client as a Windows Service. Make sure to open “Services” and start the “Windows Time” service.
w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"myntpserver.mydomain.com,0x8" /syncfromflags:manual /update
Configures the NTP time sync client to use “myntpserver.mydomain.com” as the NTP time server.
Tells a computer that it should resynchronize its clock as soon as possible, throwing out all accumulated error statistics.
w32tm /query /status
Displays the status of the NTP time sync client.
Monitors the NTP time sync client.
This page was last updated on 2023-12-05