A time zone is a region on Earth that has a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. It is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time, so time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions.

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Linux timezone not changing

Unable to change the timezone to PST8PDT even after trying all the possible methods [root@test ~]# date Tue May 10 07:24:18 EDT 2016 [root@test ~]# ll /etc/localtime lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 May 10 ...
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Graph zabbix and time navigator have different time periods

why the time zone is different between the server zabbix ubuntu and console of zabbix ? the server time zone is ok (utc) but not right in the console(browser) l tried the command dpk-reconfigure ...
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How to set a timezone of an E2 instance?

I have a Ubuntu server on Amazon AWS EC2. When I log in there, I see there the following system information: System information as of Mon Apr 11 06:42:30 UTC 2016 I am currently in LA, CA - so ...
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How can I set AWS EC2 TimeZone?

I have two EC2 instances operating in the Oregon location (us-west-2c). Each of these when I issue the command date returns a value 7 hours ahead of what I would expect. I have tried adjusting the ...
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Linux screen(or java) with different date of system

I having a problem with screen on Centos 7. The system time is correct but on screen application theres a diference of 3 hours. The system output(correct): [root@Server ~]# date Ter Fev 23 01:27:11 ...
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Adjust time settings on server: change time or timezone in OS, or configure graphite settings?

So I have a server collecting metrics via StatsD, which get aggregated and shown via the Graphite webapp. If I mark the Auto-Refresh option in my chart, the time doesn't match with the time I'm on. ...
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Why doesn't “timedatectl list-timezones” list ALL timezones?

Why does timezonectl not list all timezones available? $ timedatectl ⋮ Timezone: UTC (UTC, +0000) ⋮ $ timedatectl list-timezones | grep -i utc -no output- $ timedatectl list-timezones | wc ...
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Rsyslog system timezone

I changed timezone on my server and can't understand - why rsyslog did not apply them. Rsyslog has no any timezone related settings. I also try to restart both cron and rsyslogd daemons. Timezone ...
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SSL Handshake Failing [closed]

I have a server running on AWS which has SSL (both server and client authentication). After the server runs for approximately over 10 hours the clients are unable to connect and get a ...
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Execute copy and set only if something changed

For Ansible, I have a role that sets the time zone and populates the setting the (Ubuntu) base system, - name: set timezone copy: content='Europe/Berlin' dest=/etc/timezone ...
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Setting timezone to UTC in unattended install

In FreeBSD, I'd like to set the timezone to UTC in an unattended way. If I run tzsetup, and select "yes" and "a" in the dialogs, for choosing UTC, I see that there are no /etc/localtime files present. ...
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Dynamic timezone change for OpenWrt (Chaos Calmer), NTP

I have this idea for my routers running OpenWrt, since for them there is no way of knowing in what time zone they are by default. What if there was a list of lets say three time servers each per one ...
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How exactly date/time works in MySQL with timezones?

My understanding was: everything is UTC internally dates are displayed in @@session.time_zone timezone for current session if I do INSERT with +02:00 TZ set and insert 2015-05-15 10:54 it is parsed ...
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Docker Container time & timezone (will not reflect changes)

Where do Docker containers get their time information? I've created some containers from the basic ubuntu:trusty image, and when I run it and request 'date', I get UTC time. For awhile I got around ...
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MySQL PID Errors

While attempting to change the MySQL server timezone to CDT to match the Centos sytem time, something has messed up. I edited the my.conf in /etc/ in vim logged in to SSH as root, and saved it. On ...
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Time Zone keeps changing after sync with PDC in different site

Background: I have a single domain, running in 2 sites that is connected using Site-to-Site VPN. Site A is running in time zone 2:00+ UTC Site B is running in time zone 4:00+ UTC DCs are correctly ...
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Timezone issue with cron inside a Debian Docker container

Here is my Dockerfile (or at least the interesting part): FROM debian:7 MAINTAINER pjb <pjb@example.com> RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y build-essential ntp cron ADD ...
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Why do I need to use systemd to set my timezone in RHEL7?

I used to be able to edit /etc/sysconfig/clock, but now I need to use timedatectl, which I believe is a systemd command. What has that got to do with booting the system?
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Timezone change in RHEL4.9

I wanted to change timezone in my rhel4.9 box from IST to GMT. What steps do i have to follow. And will this require a restart in applications or reboot of the server??
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Should /etc/localtime be a symlink or a file?

When I first install a RHEL system, I select a timezone. Examining the /etc/localtime, I see that this is a copy of one of the files from /usr/share/zoneinfo. However, when I look into changing the ...
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Server time won't remain set

So I've got a Linux machine running CentOS 6.5 and I've been trying to correct its timezone. I got it set once but for some reason it won't stay to what I set it as. The following steps I have ...
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Can't synchronize time in Ubuntu (Europe/Moscow)

I've got this Ubuntu server virtual machine. I'm trying to setup a correct time on it. I've selected a proper timezone (Europe > Moscow) via sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. After that, I'm using ...
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Set User Time Zone by GPO on Windows Server 2012

I am trying to set the time zone of users in Windows Server 2012 by using a user GPO. To be more precise, I have an application which users can log into by RDP, what I am trying to do is when they ...
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What time zone are the description timestamps in Windows Event log (UTC?)

Log Name: System Source: LsaSrv Date: <date> <time> Event ID: 45058 Task Category: Logon Cache Level: Information Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: computername.contoso.com ...
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Server time is off by 5 minutes [closed]

I need to create a cron job to run a script. Changed the server timezone to Eastern following the first option in this guide. The timezone was changed successfully but when I run date I'm noticing ...
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Amazon RDS - UTC daylight savings

I haven't been able to get AWS support on the line and need an answer asap - do the SQL instances on Amazon Web Services RDS use daylight savings? I know the timezone is UTC but not sure if it uses ...
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How to configure a Cisco Catalyst 2960 to synchronize with an NTP server

I would like to synchronize a Cisco Catalyst 2960 series switch with a publicly available NTP server such as time.apple.com. I have reviewed the knowledge base article here: Catalyst 2960 ...
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Will the timezone be converted across geographical areas?

I'm using Active directory in Windows server 2008 R2. My domain is in a particular timezone and my client say X is in another timezone. Now I have implemented certain restrictions that X cannot logon ...
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Should each machine in a high availability cluster have same time zone?

I'm curious if people with experience think it makes sense to give all machines in a replication cluster the same time zone and time regardless of physical location to help ensure that dates are ...
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CentOS 6.5 server time zone won't persist?

I'm setting my timezone like so: ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London /etc/localtime It works fine, I check with date and all is good. But then a few days later I'll realise it's reset itself ...
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bash date not using the set timezone

I have export TZ="/usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London" in my .bashrc file, but the following output the time in UTC (GMT) export TM=`date +%H%M%S` export DTTM="`date +%a\ %F\ %T\ %Z`"
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Windows Server 2008 R2 system time randomly resets to 4 hours in the past

I am having a problem where the time randomly jumps to 4 hours in the past. As a result, none of the scheduled tasks (such as backups) happen at the correct time, and some time-critical applications ...
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graphite queries and confusion around time

I am doing a http query on my graphite server: curl 'http://example.com/render?from=06:04_20140430&until=06:08_20140430&target=servers.server1.memory.MemFree&rawData=true' ...
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Why did my Windows Server 2012 R2 timezone change overnight?

When I logged into my workstation this morning, the timezone had been changed from Eastern to Pacific. In the event viewer I see the following three events, all at 4:12:15 AM. It looks like the ...
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CentOS keeps losing its localtime setting? [duplicate]

I'm running an extremely typical CentOS 6.5 server at DigitalOcean. As part of the site setup, I've changed /etc/localtime to something appropriate for me: rm /etc/localtime ln -sf ...
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What time zone is displayed in windows event logs? When viewing saved log from another machine?

What time zone is being displayed here? GMT? System time zone? What happens when I export the log and view it on a second machine. Does it use the first system's time zone or the second? Thanks!
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Remote Desktop Connection Issue

I have 2 HP Proliant servers with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on them. They are headless servers, and I do not have a way of visually seeing the user interface of the servers. I do however know ...
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different time zone server

I have a server with ls ubuntu 12.04 apache2 and mysql. I have two sites on this server, example.com and example.org. The example.com is a site for a country that has timezone -4 (UTC-4) and ...
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Setting domain computers Time\Timezone from Domain controller

I have found that we can set Computers in domain to Sync Time from Domain Controller. Similarly is it possible to control Domain controllers time zone(set\Change) from Domain controller.
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How to set MySQL's internal time zone support?

Today MySQL at Facebook posted the following about MySQL performance: Today we found a performance problem in a completely unexpected place - if TIMESTAMP data type is being used and MySQL is ...
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Any drawbacks for using same time zone configuration in Data Centers across time zones? [duplicate]

I operate almost entirely in one time zone. Supposing a Data Center in another time zone, it would make sense to configure the machines in that data center to use my time zone, and not local. Are ...
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PostgreSQL timezone does not match system timezone

I have several PostgreSQL 9.2 installations where the timezone used by PostgreSQL is GMT, despite the entire system being "Europe/Vienna". I double-checked that postgresql.conf does not contain ...
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How often does a Linux check it's /etc/localtime file

I am trying to troubleshoot a problem. Some very helpful information would lead me to a solution is: Often does Linux check the /etc/localtime file? Additionally if there is a configuration file to ...
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Windows Event Log SystemTime format [closed]

The follwing timestamp was created during an Windows Security Log TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2013-10-07T07:31:09.122037600Z In this timestamp I can't understand what 122037600Z part means? Do ...
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CentOS - Why is NY/EST Timezone being considered MST?

It seems as if the server thinks New York is MST, despite all my efforts of trying to set it to EST. Just what is going on here? The time in New York is actually 2:22PM EST, but my server is stuck 3 ...
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Server timezone changed to PHT but logs still written in MST?

A couple of days ago, I updated the timezone on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server using $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. Today I noticed while tailing the mail log, that the times were still 15 hours behind. ...
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PHP thinks date.timezone isn't set

For some reason, even though I've uncommented the line in php.ini and properly set the value to date.timezone = America/New_York, php refuses to acknowledge it. When I open up phpinfo.php it says ...
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Timezone inaccuracy

we've been having an issue getting time synced across our Litespeed web cluster, that being that the system time (we're using CentOS) appears to be thinking that the current time for EST (Being the ...
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How to update/install zoneinfo timezone database on CentOS?

I'm trying to update my timezone database, on CentOS, the database located at /usr/share/zoneinfo. I downloaded the time zone data from IANA here: http://www.iana.org/time-zones I tried editing the ...
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MDT 2012 - KeyboardLocale, SkipTimeZone don't work

I am trying out image deployment using MDT. IT is a wonderful tool to do lite-touch deployment, however the automation does not do exactly what I expected. eg. I have the following in the ...