[CentOS] Indiana timezone changing

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Mar 14 14:14:55 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 08:53 -0500, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I have a couple questions... I am in Indiana and our time zone is changing.
> I used to choose America/Indiana/Indianapolis as the zone and we are 
> changing
> to Eastern.
> Question 1) Is there a command line only way to change my timezone?
> I dont have access to X to run system-config-time. Doing a 
> "system-config-time --help"
> or "system-config-time -h" did not give any information.
> Question 2) If the server is setup for NTP I presume I still have to 
> change the time
> zone. Since Indiana-East is going away are the NTP time servers smart enough
> to know that Indiana-East is now just Eastern? Basically - do I have to 
> change anything
> on my machines or does NTP just do it for me?

I just do this kind of stuff manually ...

delete the file /etc/localtime

copy the correct file from /usr/share/zoneinfo to be /etc/localtime

I'm sure there is a tool too ... anybody know of one?
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