Fixing Information Store Error -2147221213 (ecTimeSkew) for Exchange Server

Situation

Environment

Troubleshooting

Log Name:      Application
Source: MSExchangeIS
Date: 8/24/2014 11:51:29 PM
Event ID: 5003
Task Category: General
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: EXCH01.company.com
Description:
Unable to initialize the Information Store service because the clocks on the client and server are skewed. This may be caused by a time change either on the client or on the server, and may require a restart of that computer. Verify that your domain is correctly configured and is currently online.
w32tm /query /source
w32tm /resync
# for decimal -2147221213 / hex 0x80040123 :
ecTimeSkew ec.h
MAPI_E_INVALID_ACCESS_TIME mapicode.h

Resolution

net time \\PDCName /Set
net stop w32timew32tm /unregisterw32tm /registernet start w32time
w32tm /query /source
net time \\PDCName /Set

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