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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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 [closed]

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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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 [closed]

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 America/...
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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 Date::...
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setting timezone on ubuntu server

I just have set my timezone on my ubuntu server like this: dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Through a GUI I selected then Europe and London. Then it said: Current default time zone: 'Europe/London' Local ...
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Debian change system timezone to Windows equivalent

i'm almost new to linux, so, here is my situation, i have a pc with debian 6 and Webmin 1.570 installed(the easy way), and i want to change the system timezone, i know that in windows server, i'm on ...
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In what case you would use non-UTC timezone on a server?

I'm curious what would be someone's reasoning behind using a non-UTC timezone (esp. the one with daylight savings). I've noticed Gmail's email headers showing PDT (UTC-0700) timezone (in Received ...
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How to make Jenkins CI use Local time instead of UTC on debian squeeze

I have a Jenkins-ci installation on a debian squeeze. Current default time zone: 'America/Toronto' Local time is now: Mon Jul 9 16:00:57 EDT 2012. Universal Time is now: Mon Jul 9 20:00:57 ...
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Hyper-V Centos VM System Time go forward

I have hyper-v virtual machine with Centos OS. My system time is always an hour ahead. I tried disabling the time sync in Hyper-V VM settings but to no avail. As I can see, the hardware time is ok.. ...
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PHP hits 100% CPU and eats RAM at the same time Monday to Friday

We run a learning platform for primary schools here in the UK and it's all been running extremely well. However at around 4PM Monday to Friday we see the same issue arise -- 1-2 PHP threads will ...
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Custom timezone resets to default timezone in Centos 6

I have configured the timezone in my servers for a custom timezone (America/Mexico_city) by creating a dynamic link in /etc/localtime. Nevertheless, every now and then and with no apparent reason, my ...
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Exchange 2010 update timezone of all calendar items

We are currently operating Exchange 2010 server with Outlook 2010 clients on a ship. We have just changed timezones for the first time in quite a while today. Is there any way to rebase all the ...
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php.ini date.timezone usefulness?

I'm not sure if this is a question for serverfault or stackoverflow but it seems like it has a lot to do with server config. We have a server in chicago and the server's clock is on chicago time. But ...
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How do I change timezone in centos 6.2?

Here is the output of my date command: [root@r1304 ~]# date Wed Apr 18 15:43:28 GST 2012 I want to change the default system timezone to Asia/Dubai. I've followed a tutorial and did this: ln -sf /...
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Timezone reset on Amazon AMI update

I have a server set up through Amazon AWS. It's Amazon's RHEL-based AMI. When I initially booted up the machine, I set the proper timezone by creating a symlink: ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/...
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Separate time zone for different SSH users?

Does anyone know how (or if it is possible) to set a separate timezone for different SSH users (or screens)? I am trying to figure out a way to run processes in different time zones, so that the time ...
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Crontab schedule in different timezones

I would like to schedule my tasks in EST but I want the actual task to run under the default system timezone. Whats the best way of doing this?
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What would be the down sides of running a VPS on GMT time instead of American time?

I have a VPS which is hosted in America somewhere. It's alright and does a job. However, while configuring the web mail system on the VPS, I noticed that the time displayed was for America and not ...
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Install Java TimeZone update

I need to install a time zone update to java on a RedHat 5.3 server. I researched online and there is a tool called tzupdater which does this, but the latest version is 2011n and I need to install ...
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RHEL: Timezone change affected processes

I'm having troubles by a recent time zone change (the time went an hour back). Even though using the date command returns the correct time and date, i'm having trouble with programs that use log4j (it ...
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Problems with time correction on Debian

I am trying to correct the time on the Debian server. I selected my timezone in the /usr/bin/tzselect I select the correct continent and country, when the system asks me if the date is correct and ...
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Why is $ date still displaying EST when /etc/localtime is symlinked to /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT?

I'm having a problem setting the date on my server... $ ls -la /etc | grep localtime lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Mar 6 12:07 /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT For some reason, although ...
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Where does Cron checks the time zone on Debian?

I have seen number of topics that are related to my question, but non of them answers it. Where does Cron look-up the time zone ? root@awesome:~# date Fri Feb 17 14:02:02 EET 2012 root@awesome:~# ...
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PHP date.timezone warning

I keep getting this error: Message: date() [function.date]: It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are required to use the date.timezone setting or the ...
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Windows NTP client changes timezone to Pacific automatically

I have a Windows 2008 server machine and I am trying to use this public IP 128.252.19.1 to synchronize the time, however, I would like my system to have Eastern timezone. When I enter the ...
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dhcpd , How to hand out POSIX Timezone

We have a Cisco switch which logs this each time it gets its IP via DHCP: WARN DHCPCLIENT[DHCP Client Task]: dhcp_support.c(1018) 1451 %% Posix Timezone Information is not obtained from the server....
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preserving local accounts during AD installation

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server with about 50 local accounts (no AD). The server functions as a terminal server for users around the world. We have been having issues with the time zones for users ...
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Windows timezone

In Windows, we can change timezone easily. But I have one question. In the dropdown list, there are several options for the same timezone. For example, for UTC+8, we can see these options: (UTC+08:00) ...
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server restart after timezone change

Is it required that the server should be rebooted once I change the time? I ran into trouble when I changed the datetime and did not restart crond. Is there any other service that may have issues ...
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ntpdate ignores my timezone

I'm trying to set up time sync on a CentOS 5.5 VDS but can't figure out why it won't update to the correct timezone. e.g. After manually setting the correct date and time when I run this: date &&...
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Cronjob time delay [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Timezone for cron jobs On a VPS server, my cronjobs are running 3 hours late. The server current time is Tue Oct 11 23:56:09 EDT 2011 which is the time I want to (I checked ...
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Anyone setting up a replacement for ADO's TZ FTP site and mailing list?

The TZ mailing list just received the following message from Arthur David Olson: A civil suit was filed on September 30 in federal court in Boston; I'm a defendant; the case involves the time ...
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Timezone for cron jobs

We have a VDS running CentOS 5.5 that was created and configured with the EDT timezone. I have replaced etc/localtime with a link pointing to the Australia/Melbourne (UTC+10) timezone file. Running ...
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Managing multi-timezone servers

What would be an ideal time and timezone setup for multi-country servers? Especially considering one central IT team managing these servers. Currently we have each server using a local timezone. e.g. ...
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changing timezone affects cron time

I have set up a cron to run at every 26th minute. $ crontab -l 26 * * * * date > /home/time.txt 2> /home/time_err.txt The current time shown by date command. $ date Thu Aug 25 23:26:00 CDT ...
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Changing Timezone, Centos Apache server

I'm trying to change my server's timezone. I was following this tutorial but I can't get it to change to Pacific Standard Time. ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/EST localtime Will work, but ln -sf /...
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Is there any way to view history of time-zone settings in Windows Server 2008?

One of our servers has been set with an incorrect time zone for months and it has affected some of our data in SQL Server. Is there any way to see when time zone settings were made on the server?
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How time is affected by the ntpd and /etc/localtime

Can anyone explain how ntpd and /etc/localtime and system clock interact with each other, in UNIX or more specific in freeBSD? I'm giving the following long description of the concepts in case I ...