Changing VPS time?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by guru_ck, Apr 27, 2007.

  1. guru_ck

    guru_ck New Member

    Hey Guys,

    I just signed up for KnownHost last night and I still have allot that needs to be configured before I am up and running. I have allot to learn to say the least :).

    Anyway, here is a simple question:
    [root@host ~]# date
    Fri Apr 27 16:47:29 EDT 2007

    The time on my VPS is incorrect. I live in San Francisco, I believe we are -8. How do I change this at the command line? I see a place to change it in Virtuozzo but it's not listed for my region. Plus I'd like to learn the manual way of doing it via the command line :). I searched Google but there are allot of conflicting procedures. If someone could just write it out for me command by command that would be appreciated.

  2. guru_ck

    guru_ck New Member

    ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime

    That seems to have done it. But I'm in San Francisco... is it OK? Let's see if all my control panels pick it up.

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