In order to configure the Time Zone on red hat Linux machine ( version 5 and 6 ) need to configure the file:
And create a symbolic link between
/etc/localtime to /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York
/etc/sysconfig/clock also required to set the
ZONE variable as the following example:
So what is the need to set the variable
ZONE=America/New_York when it is very clear from the link
/etc/localtime that is pointed to
So what is the need to set the
ZONE parameter with "
America/New_York" value ?