Issue: You need to check your currently installed PowerShell version and upgrade to a newer version.
1) Check the current version of Powershell
2) Upgrade PowerShell by downloading and installing the corresponding version of Windows Management Framework (WMF). For example if you want Windows PowerShell 5.0, then you would download Windows Management Framework 5.0 (at time of this writing, 5.1 which is currently in "preview" but will be officially released shortly). Read more [...]
Issue: When attempting to install Windows Management Framework 5.0 on Windows 2012 R2 you receive the error: "The update is not applicable to your computer"
Cause: You most likely downloaded the installation file for Windows Server 2012 (non-R2) titled "W2K12-KB3134759-x64.msu". For Windows Server 2012 R2 you need to download the WMF 5.0 Installation file for Windows 8.1 and 2012 R2: "Win8.1AndW2K12R2-KB3134758-x64.msu".
It's easy to miss and skip over the file since it begins with Read more [...]
Issue: Error in event log:
The time provider NtpClient was unable to find a domain controller to use as a time source. NtpClient will try again in 15 minutes.
Solution: You need to ensure that time services are properly configured on your domain controllers. Here are steps to configure time services on Windows Server. Read more [...]
Issue: you are getting the following time error in the SystemLog and DCDIAG:
Event ID: 0x0000008E
The time service has stopped advertising as a time source because the local clock is not synchronized.
You need to configure or re-configure the w32tm time service settings on the server. Read more [...]
The following commands are recommended to configure Time Services on Windows 2008 through Windows 2012 R2 domain controllers and member servers.
"Primary" DC (use these commands on the Domain controller with the PDC Emulator FSMO role)
w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual /manualpeerlist:us.pool.ntp.org /reliable:yes /update
w32tm /resync /rediscover
Note: to determine which server has the PDC Emulator role run the following command: "netdom /query fsmo"
Secondary DC’s and member servers
w32tm Read more [...]