You may use the following Microsoft Windows PowerShell commands, as an administrator, to configure the network time protocol (NTP) servers for Windows Server 2012 R2 and sync a Windows client, such as Microsoft Windows 7, to the server. This example is using the well known NTP servers from the NTP Pool Project.

  • Server Configuration:
    • w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:”” /syncfromflags:MANUAL
    • Stop-Service w32time
    • Start-Service w32time
  • Client Configuration:
    • w32tm /resync