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The default Windows CE image implemented on the Colibri modules supports setting the system time from an internet time server. This feature is activated by default.

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This SNTP service is a default feature provided by microsoft. Documentation can be found here:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa924011.aspx

Default values

Toradex configures the settings for the SNTP service as follows:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Services\Timesvc]
"Server"         = "swisstime.ethz.ch"
"refresh"        = dword:240C8400 ;get time from server once a week 
"recoveryrefresh"= dword:5265C00 ;if failed next try next day 
"threshold"      = dword:5265C00 
"trustlocalclock"= dword:0 

Disabling the SNTP service

In order to disable the SNTP service, configure the timer server to an invalid value, e.g. an empty string

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Services\Timesvc]
"Server"         =""