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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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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When does Windows Server update time for DST?

When does Windows Server update the system time to reflect the DST change? We're in EST time and we just had the DST time change on the past Sunday. We expected our servers to transition from 1:59:59 ...
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Change timezone in ubuntu

I'm working with a server with ubuntu OS 12.0, it needed to change the timezone that was 'Europe / London' for 'America / Sao_Paulo'. On this server have installed apache2, mysql, phpmyadmim, R and ...
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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 ...
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installing a specific update and change timezone for all domain users through active directory

In my country Jordan the government decided to cancel the daylight saving time, so the timezone was (UTC +2) and now it is (UTC +3), however microsoft released a hotfix update for this issue. now I ...
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configuring server time to allow for daylight savings

Ive got a script that is allows users to submit data to a db, when data is submitted a timestamp is also added, my local time zone is GMT, as is my server time as set it plesk 11, but when the data ...
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Timzone incorrect for log files only?

I have a small server running centos 6.4 and it is working quite nicely for some time. One thing that still bugs me is that the time in my log files is different then the time the 'date' command ...
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Linux date translation to different time zone

The Linux server is hosted in EST timezone. But I want to translate the output of date command to IST(Indian Standard time +5:30 hrs) format and use it in a shell script. Is there any option available ...
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Amazon Linux server - change time to British Summer Time?

Good morning and happy summer to you. My Amazon Linux server at EC2 is showing GMT times, instead of BST ones this morning. How do I change the server time so that it is running off BST instead?
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Timezone changing by itself on virtualized centos install

Background: First off I must say that I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to linux, but I played with it enough over the past year to be semi-comfortable with it. I am renting a dedicated web ...
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Where is the UTC timezone in CentOS?

I was running the CentOS installer, and was surprised that I couldn't find UTC when prompted for the timezone. The only available choices are: Etc/GMT Etc/GMT±[1-12] Etc/UTC However, I recently ...
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How can I run a Perl script in a different timezone?

I need to run a Perl script, but make it think that it is in a different timezone (GMT) than the server is configured to use normally. I would like to do this without modify the existing script, by ...
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Windows Server in UTC, need Task Scheduler to shift tasks with summer time

I'm perfectly happy to have my server in UTC, but when a user needs something scheduled to happen in a particular time in a particular time zone, they are expecting that to obey their time zone rules ...
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Linode Fedora shows an incorrect time

My fedora 17 linode VPS shows an incorrect time. The current real time in Dublin is 15:13 but my linode shows the time below which is out by 3 hours and 45 minutes: cg@lin:~$ ls -l /etc/localtime ...
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KVM guest time shift on host reboot

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.04 as a KVM host, and created an Ubuntu guest that is also running Ubuntu server 12.04. The servers are in the AST time zone which is UTC + 3 hours. After setting the ...
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Changing timezone of server using cPanel / WHM

I have changed time zone of my server to Asia/Kolkata in WHM by going to the following path: Home > Server Configuration > Server Time But still my website is showing timezone as ...
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How to change the timezone for a SmartOS Global Zone?

The SmartOS Global Zone defaults to the UTC timezone. I'd like to schedule some cron jobs, and I'd like them to automatically follow daylight saving time changes, without requiring me to manually ...
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Override Daylight Savings Time configuration

All the computers on my network (2003 Server AD) are configured to get their Time updates from the PDC-Emulator. The PDC gets updates from time.windows.com. The system is in Israel where we have no ...
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Windows 2008 R2 - Time change on domain

The time on my domain is 50 minutes behind the correct time. I would like to change the time on all the servers in the domain to reflect the correct time. Here is the setup: Two physical machines ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Change rsyslog to use EDT|EST instead of UTC

Right now, I have rsyslog handling a log for a PHP app. Well...I have PHP using rsyslog to do the logging. Currently, it logs time in UTC. I want it to log in EST/EDT as appropriate. How do I make ...
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Cannot run logwatch due to Date::Manip issue

I tried to run logwatch at follows [root@machine cron.daily]# ./0logwatch ERROR: Date::Manip unable to determine TimeZone. Execute the following command in a shell prompt: perldoc ...