Importance of UTC in Domain Controllers

Posted on: January 24, 2012

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a timing convention which all the Domain Controllers use in Active directory Envoirnment. PDC FSMO role use UTC Time Zone to sync the time Between Domain controllers in a Active directory Forest.( Local Time zone which is displayed on system and UTC both are different). Internally All the DC’s Follow UTC Timing’s.
Below is the Technet Link which can explains it –

Check out one more Technet link where MVP Awinish has explained about the UTC…


-Prashant Girennavar


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