Time is a network tool that lets you
obtain precise time value from a remote Time server
and synchronize your local system clock.
Time servers provide a constantly updated time of
day reading (in hours, minutes, and seconds) and
date (year, month, day).
You can use the Time tool to:
Compare your system time to that of a Time
Synchronize your system clock with a Time
To use the Time tool, do the following:
Select the Time tab.
Enter in the Server text box the host name
or IP address of the remote Time server (for
list shows the previous host names or IP addresses
you have queried.
Set in the Options dialog box any of the
options you want to use:
When this option is checked,
the Time tool obtains precise time value, regardless
of if a host answers an ICMP echo request.
Click the Start button.
client establishes a connection with the remote
Time server and displays the server name, current
time reported by the server, and the time difference
between your computer’s clock and the server’s
clock in the Response area.
Right-click the time server in the Response
area to display the pop-up menu and then select
When successful, the Time
tool displays a popup message that indicates
your computer’s clock was updated.
Tip: You can right-click the
Response area to display the pop-up menu.
Time protocol has a one second resolution and
do not account for packet travel times.