How to change Date, Time , Zone on linux server?
You can use date command to display the current date and time
Tue May 11 22:27:44 CET 2010
Use the following syntax to set new data and time:
Refer the below example :-
#date -s “23 June 2013 18:00:00″
To set time use the following syntax:
# date +%T -s “05:10:15″
* 05: Hour (hh)
* 10: Minute (mm)
* 15: Second (ss)
To change timezone
The file /etc /localtime, is copy of a file which has details about your time zone. The Zone information file is located at /usr/share/zoneinfo and this depends on your distribution.
ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/EST localtime
If you wish to set up to IST (Asia/Calcutta):
ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Calcutta localtime