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Microsoft Time Sync Appears to Down

We have received several reports today of Microsoft's Time Server being unreachable at time.microsoft.com.  I checked at my location and it is indeed unreachable from Iowa. 

I checked my event logs and they concur.   If there is anyone that knows what is going on - please drop us a line and let us know.

 

 

Deborah

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ISC Handler
I use the NTP.ORG pools on all of my routers, servers, etc... Makes it far more resilient than just depending on time.microsoft.com.
Anonymous
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time.nist.gov always works too...
Lee

21 Posts Posts
problem is, windows is hardcoded (by default) to this. (and not the ntp pool for some odd reason..)
Anonymous
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