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I have Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

When I get date with SELECT GETDATE() from SQL Server, it shows the current date and time, but with 6 minutes less than Windows server watch (time) .

I checked location, time and Active Directory but I don't understand why my SQL Server GetDate function returns 6 minutes difference compared to my Windows server time.

Can anybody help me ?

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My guess: you are running Management Studio on your local machine but connecting to an instance on another machine. –  Aaron Bertrand Sep 11 '13 at 13:49

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