I was always taught — more like beaten into my brain that one should not enable the time integration in HyperV when you are virtualizing a DC.

But Microsoft appears to be shifting the rules a bit.  As pointed out by Jeremy Anderson of www.thirdtier.net

Microsoft is now saying —

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/robertvi/archive/2011/05/11/time-synchronization-and-domain-controller-vm-s.aspx and


Here’s Jeremy’s guide (which I’ll link off to in my HyperV for SMB wiki(

Time Services for a Domain Controller on Hyper-V – TechNet Articles – United States (English) – TechNet Wiki:

How are you doing it these days?

I think for purposes of the proof of concept we’ll do it Jeremy’s way.

One Thought on “HyperV Time sync?

  1. SeanPT on July 31, 2012 at 7:15 am said:

    I’ve been following this guide since my first SBS2011 install and using its time recommendations.


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