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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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Set Debian Wheezy date to UTC [closed]

I'm not an expert in Linux servers, and I'd like to configure my server to use the UTC timezone, so there's no issue between the applications running on it. I don't really know how to do this. I ntp ...
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Is it possible to make an individual daily cron run with UTC time while keeping the system localtime?

I have a cron script under /etc/cron.d as so: SHELL=/bin/sh PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin 0 0 * * * root /usr/local/sbin/app_logrotate >> ...
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ntp server that syncs with other ntp servers but supplies a modified utc

Question We need to create an ntp server that syncs against other ntp servers but gives its client a modified utc. For example, it will receive utc 5:17 pm but it's clients will receive utc 7:17pm. ...
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NTPD keep using UTC

What I'm trying to do with NTPD is syncronize all of our switches (3Com Baseline Switch 2928-PWR Plus) but instead of getting the localtime, they get UTC time. The time in the server works well, the ...
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How to set hwclock to UTC?

The times on my arch linux workstation got messed up, so I set the system time with date and then the hardware time with sudo hwclock --systohc --utc Now the hwclock gives: Do 04 Apr 2013 ...
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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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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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Easy way to get the International Atomic Time on linux?

My system uses UTC for the system clock, which I don't particularly feel like changing. Is there an easy way to get the current TAI time? (preferably a command line tool or flag)
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NTP Pulling UTC from Time Source but not applying offset

I am seeing some weird behavior that started after the last round of windows patches. My forest root PDC emulator no longer applies the EDT offset from UTC and instead just uses UTC. This of ...
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Server displays wrong UTC time

I am running a CentOS server and just cannot seem to set the time correctly. My problem is that I have set the timezone to UTC, and the server seems to acknowledge this but it still states the wrong ...
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Should servers have their timezone set to GMT/UTC?

This may not be a big deal for smaller shops that only have one or a few site, but for larger organizations this is something I'm curious about. What are the pros and cons have having all/most of ...
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How to set-up UTC time in w2k8?

I am searching to set the clock of w2k8 in UTC, in w2k3 you could choose the Coordinated Universal time in the option of the clock. (you can still in Vista) Now in w2k8 there is only GMT timezone and ...
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How do I set a time zone for a crontab?

I would like to use UTC for the scheduling times in a crontab for a single user, regardless of the current time zone of the server. How do I do this on Debian Etch?