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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get the timezone of a system image?

I'd like to get the timezone of a system. Now some caveats... Im using Linux, and the target systems will be UNIX. I'll be using only system images, ie. not the live system, but the partitions will ...
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date.timezone PHP error

I'm getting the infamous PHP timezone error: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: 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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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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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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time / timezone of Linux VM on Hyper-V

HI there I installed a CentOS VM on Hyper-V server and am quite confused on the time settings. my Hyper-V is set to (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US&Canada), and when installed the CentOS VM, on ...
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Setting Linux time zone

Should /etc/localtime (under RHEL 5.3, not that I think it matters) be: a symlink to /usr/share/zoneinfo/whatever a hard link to /usr/share/zoneinfo/whatever a copy of /usr/share/zoneinfo/whatever ...
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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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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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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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What is the -real- server time? Linux/CentOS

Greetings, I am trying to find out what timezone the operating system/bios clock? is running in. The problem is that if TZ is missing or empty, I suspect that date and ls revert to TZ=UTC. However, ...
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NTP server sync

I wish to understand following scenario with NTP server, I have 3 systems in the network and on two I have configured the NTP server (these two systems doesn't have network in between them) then on ...
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How to discover current time-zone (FreeNAS shell)?

How can I find which time-zone is currently in effect on my system and get offset to it? I need this information in order to offset some time calculations and I cannot make it constant because of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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MySQL slave reporting incorrect values for Seconds_Behind_Master

I have a MySQL slave that when it is 0 seconds behind the master, it correctly reports 0 Seconds_Behind_Master. However, if it gets even 1 seconds behind, it reports 14401 Seconds_Behind_Master (which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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CentOS 5 VPS - setting the date and time

I've just tried to set the timezone on my VPS to Europe/London: ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London /etc/localtime This was fine. However, the time is now wildly out: $ date Sat Feb 5 ...
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How to set timezone of PHP and MySQL?

I need to set them to the same timezone.
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PHP Startup: Timezone database is corrupt

I have a CentOS 5.2 server. PHP is now at the 5.2.10 version (php-5.2.10-1.el5.remi.i386), and I have updated to 5.3, tzdata was updated too (tzdata-2009i-2.el5.noarch). Since the update, Apache ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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change mysql timezone to UK

I want to change mysql default timezone to UK timezone, I have no access to mysql config file. Is there any way that I can do this on query level. So once the query executed then it will save date ...
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How do I make sure that BOTH my server and MYSQL have the same timezone?

Because when I create a time in Python scripts..I want it to match MYSQL's time. How do I make BOTH of them pacific time?
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syslog (auth log) reports incorrect time

I have noticed that my syslog reports incorrect time for some authentication entries. The typical behaviour looks like this: Feb 16 13:32:20 dev sshd[29537]: Invalid user oracle from 110.188.0.123 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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MySQL is 2 hours behind system time

Have a FreeBSD box with MySQL server on it. The system time is correct - For Denmark (Europe/Copenhagen) currently summertime. # date Fri Jun 17 12:09:56 CEST 2011 The MySQL server has timezone ...
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Virtual PC: Issues with clock when guest Linux has a different timezone to the host OS

I'm running Linux (Centos) under Virtual PC in Windows 7. Guest is set to a different time zone then host OS and none of them are UTC. The issue is that when guest boots its time is always set to ...
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Updating system's “Olson” Timezone Database Version

My phpinfo() shows: "Olson" Timezone Database Version 0.system Instead of installing the pecl module, isnt it better if I can update the system timezone database / system? How can I do that? ...
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Timezone settings for WebSphere 6.1

We have an application running on WebSphere which does (apart from other things) logging with timestamps. These timestamps are GMT. We are in the CET Timezone (Germany). WebSphere allows to specify ...