How to: Synchronize Target Server Clocks (SQL Server Management Studio)

This topic explains how to synchronize target server clocks with the master server clock. Synchronizing these system clocks supports your job schedules.

To synchronize target server clocks

  1. In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, and then expand that instance.

  2. Right-click SQL Server Agent, point to Multi Server Administration, and then clickManage Target Servers.

  3. Click Post Instructions.

  4. In the Instruction type list, select Synchronize clocks.

  5. Under Recipients, do one of the following:

    • ClickAll target servers to synchronize all target server clocks with the master server clock.

    • ClickThese target serversto synchronize certain server clocks, and then select each target server whose clock you want to synchronize with the master server clock.