[CentOS] Vsftpd/Centos Issue: Client Time FIXED
Karl R. Balsmeier
karl at klxsystems.net
Thu Mar 22 01:12:20 UTC 2007
You need to set "use_localtime YES" in your config file, then restart vsftpd. By default, it's set to "NO". See "man vsftpd.config"
Karl R. Balsmeier wrote:
> We have patched Centos 4.4 to work properly with the recent DST
> changes, but our customers are reporting wrong FTP client timestamps
> based on which areas they live in.
> What are the two main mechanisms in Centos that control time? I know
> about /etc/localtime and TZDATA, is there something we may have
> missed? Or is this perhaps a VSFTPd thing and I could go bug that list?
> To be clear, -i'm asking: How would you verify your Centos system was
> completely sound and properly set for time changes like DST? I did
> all of our servers going back all the way to Solaris 7, but this seems
> uniquely to do with my centos4.3 machines running vsftpd. If you can
> drop a command line or two on me to determine the time settings are
> OK, that would be a great start.
> Notice i'm not asking for a solution to the whole issue, but just a
> starter set of 'grep this, enter that' forensics, so I can nail down
> which of the two mechanisms are in error, specific to centos 4.3, 4.4.
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