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What is PrvNtpServer

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Bryce

#1
Hi,
i have and entry in the registry at
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters
the name is PrvNtpServer (reg_sz) and it has valid data in it.
i had no luck googling the entry. is it valid and does it work.
server2003 r2 sp2 box.
is this saying that my 'internal (private) ntp server' are those values?
Thanks.
 
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Ace Fekay [MCT]

#2
"Bryce" <Bryce@newsgroup> wrote in message
news:EBB285E1-96CA-41B7-8E5C-58CBC69F2143@newsgroup

> Hi,
> i have and entry in the registry at
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters
> the name is PrvNtpServer (reg_sz) and it has valid data in it.
> i had no luck googling the entry. is it valid and does it work.
> server2003 r2 sp2 box.
> is this saying that my 'internal (private) ntp server' are those values?
> Thanks.


I haven't seen that entry, yet. You can read the following articles for time
service registry entries:

How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows Server
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042

Registry entries for the W32Time service
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223184


More info on configuring the time service on Windows:

Configuring the Windows Time Service for Windows Server
http://msmvps.com/blogs/acefekay/ar...-windows-time-service-for-windows-server.aspx


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B

Bryce

#3
Hi,

thanks for the response, but those articles did not produce any info
pertaining to PrvNtpServer.


"Ace Fekay [MCT]" wrote:

> "Bryce" <Bryce@newsgroup> wrote in message
> news:EBB285E1-96CA-41B7-8E5C-58CBC69F2143@newsgroup

> > Hi,
> > i have and entry in the registry at
> > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters
> > the name is PrvNtpServer (reg_sz) and it has valid data in it.
> > i had no luck googling the entry. is it valid and does it work.
> > server2003 r2 sp2 box.
> > is this saying that my 'internal (private) ntp server' are those values?
> > Thanks.
>
>
>
> I haven't seen that entry, yet. You can read the following articles for time
> service registry entries:
>
> How to configure an authoritative time server in Windows Server
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042
>
> Registry entries for the W32Time service
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223184
>
>
> More info on configuring the time service on Windows:
>
> Configuring the Windows Time Service for Windows Server
> http://msmvps.com/blogs/acefekay/ar...-windows-time-service-for-windows-server.aspx
>
>
> --
> Ace
>
> This posting is provided "AS-IS" with no warranties or guarantees and
> confers no rights.
>
> Please reply back to the newsgroup or forum for collaboration benefit among
> responding engineers, and to help others benefit from your resolution.
>
> Ace Fekay, MCT, MCTS Exchange, MCSE, MCSA 2003 & 2000, MCSA Messaging
> Microsoft Certified Trainer
>
> For urgent issues, please contact Microsoft PSS directly. Please check
> http://support.microsoft.com for regional support phone numbers.
>
>
>
 
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Ace Fekay [MCT]

#4
"Bryce" <Bryce@newsgroup> wrote in message
news:EDC3C182-3BAF-4F6A-BDC6-B0E97E8F20CE@newsgroup

> Hi,
>
> thanks for the response, but those articles did not produce any info
> pertaining to PrvNtpServer.
>
As mentioned and implied, I could not find anything on that in a search. Do
you have more than one server? Do you see that value on other servers or
machines? I looked at a few of my customer sites, including my own, and did
not see that entry anywhere, even searching the reg. Do you think someone
put that in there mistakenly?

Ace
 
B

Bryce

#5
Hi,
i only see the value on two servers. and the prvntpserver points to our ntp
servers. we have more ntp servers (please don't ask why - i am sure it made
sense to whomever set this up!)
i think that someone put it there thinking it was a real value.

Thanks.


"Ace Fekay [MCT]" wrote:

> "Bryce" <Bryce@newsgroup> wrote in message
> news:EDC3C182-3BAF-4F6A-BDC6-B0E97E8F20CE@newsgroup

> > Hi,
> >
> > thanks for the response, but those articles did not produce any info
> > pertaining to PrvNtpServer.
> >
>
> As mentioned and implied, I could not find anything on that in a search. Do
> you have more than one server? Do you see that value on other servers or
> machines? I looked at a few of my customer sites, including my own, and did
> not see that entry anywhere, even searching the reg. Do you think someone
> put that in there mistakenly?
>
> Ace
>
>
>
>
 
A

Ace Fekay [MCT]

#6
"Bryce" <Bryce@newsgroup> wrote in message
news:7E8B9639-A643-499E-91DE-DE4293AEB285@newsgroup

> Hi,
> i only see the value on two servers. and the prvntpserver points to our
> ntp
> servers. we have more ntp servers (please don't ask why - i am sure it
> made
> sense to whomever set this up!)
> i think that someone put it there thinking it was a real value.
>
> Thanks.
That may be possible. I would remove it or rename it to the correct value,
and go through the steps mentioned in the article I provided to set your DCs
up properly.

Ace