HyperV Time sync?

On July 31, 2012, in HyperVServer, by

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 Response to HyperV Time sync?

  1. SeanPT says:

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