[wpkg-users] Setting time on windows

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Thu Jan 25 15:05:11 CET 2007

Guenael Sanchez wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm trying to add a package with execute="always". This package is supposed
> to set a correct ntp server, and synchronize time.
> I saw in "silent installers" on wpkg's wiki, a package executing:
> net time \\time_server_name /set /yes. However, as local administrator, I
> get "System error 5" (might not be the exact translation). That means the
> current user have no rights to access the time server (local administrator
> opposed to domain users). OK.
> I try another method with: w32tm /resync
> This command is working when I use it in my cmd, but as soon this command is
> executed by wpkg.js (I run manually wpkg-start.bat), It's not working
> anymore...
> Do you have an idea ?
> PS: The time server is a unix ntp server that does'nt require authentication
> (w32tm /resync) opposed to our domain server that required a valid user to
> give time (net time \\server /set /yes) ... :(

Set WPKG to start as a domain admin?

Or set Windows so that it uses NTP server automatically:


Tomasz Chmielewski

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