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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wrong timestamps in /var/log/messages

The /var/log/messages file on an openSUSE 11.2 server shows invalid timestamps. Specifically, the timezone seems to be off for whatever process manages this file. I am unsure whether the times are ...
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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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PostgreSQL 7.4 => 8.1 migration: timezone issue

Okay, so I'm migrating Project Open to a new server (opensource project management system built on OpenACS which uses AOLServer) and ran into a very strange issue: importing a 7.4 dump automatically ...
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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 Time Zones [closed]

The times on my server were two hours behind my current time. To fix this I changed the server time zone to America/Chicago (I am in Central time zone) and synced it in WHM, but now all of the time ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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Setting up your linux box for GMT

I would like to get my server time as close to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) as possible. What is best way to do this? It's Ubuntu 10
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get PHP date time to use that of the server?

My PHP scripts are currently an hour out due to BST being in operation (GMT+1). Is there a way of setting php.ini's date.timezone to keep the time correct for BST/DST, without having to manually ...
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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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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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Multiple websites within IIS running with different time zone settings

Is there a way to have multiple websites running within IIS that have different time zone information? For example: The local Windows Server is running in CST. I would like one website (application) ...
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mySQL time incorrect

EDIT: I sheepishly fixed this my restarting mysqld. Sorry for wasing people's time Hi, My server's time is set to GMT. When I run "date" in ssh I get Sun Sep 27 23:36:39 BST 2009 However ...
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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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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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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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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 ...