time sync problem

James A.Sutherland jas88 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jun 25 13:43:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001 18:31:36 +0500, you wrote:

>net time works OK from command prompt, but if I add it into
>user's login script I get following:
>Z:\>net time \\etc /set /yes
>Current time at \\etc is 6/25/2001 6:29 PM
>System error 1314 has occurred.
>A required privilege is not held by the client.
>How to solve this problem?

This is NT, I take it? Under NT, you need to have rights to "Change
the system time", which by default only Administrators and Server
Operators have. If you want this login script to work, you can give
all your users this privilege via User Manager for Domains; a better
approach, IMO, is to install an NTP client as a service on each


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