Check and Change current TimeZone in CentOS 6/7

Check Date of your Machine which includes Time.

date

 

Check Current TimeZone.

date +’%Z %z’

 

Change TimeZone in CentOS 6

 

Backup current TimeZone in /root directory

cp /etc/localtime /root/timezone.old

 

Create Symbolic Link to your desired TimeZone

My desired TimeZone is IST

ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/localtime

 

Check Date

date

 

Verify TimeZone

date +’%Z %z’

 

Change TimeZone in CentOS 7

 

List all TimeZone

timedatectl list-timezones

 

List TimeZones of Asia

timedatectl list-timezones | grep Asia

 

Change TimeZone to IST

timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Kolkata

 

Check Date

date

 

Check TimeZone

date +’%Z %z’

 

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