NOTE Tasks for shutdown or restart of the virtual machine are set to default values after the import.
Many people simply overlook the NTP configuration because they consider it as not so important. If your host is not configured with a correct time source then you might have problems with the time sync within your VMs as those picking time sync from your host. Perhaps they simply don’t want to use a Windows machine with v Sphere client installed or they don’t want to bother to set up a Windows VM through VMware Workstation/Player or Fusion. Connect to your ESXi host via v Sphere host client (if it’s individual host.
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Here's what you need to do: You need a VMware VM running Windows Server 2012 R2 or later.
I have not found a command to force synchronization (if you know of one please let me know).
But a way to do this is to restart the NTP-daemon, once it is loaded it will start with an initial poll and then remains running.
To restart the daemon from the ESXi command line run this command: as in the image below.