How to change Timezone in VOS3000 after VOS3000 installation ?

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Some tome you want to change Timezone in VOS3000 after VOS3000 installation For Example I want to change my Time zone to Asia/Shanghai

easy way to change time zone on centos  run the system command 

# system-config-date

and select your timezone

CentOS Vos3000

click OK   and reboot the server.

if  system-config-date  command is not working then install this tool 

# yum install system-config-date



Manualy to do this, follow these steps.

Reinstall Timezone database
# yum reinstall tzdata

If tadata not installed then
# yum install tzdata

Install NTP Client to accurate time according to time zone
# yum -y install ntp
# chkconfig ntpd on
# service ntpd restart

Remove localtime current file
# rm -f /etc/localtime

Link Timezone file with /etc/localtime you can find your timezone file in /usr/share/zoneinfo/
# ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Manila /etc/localtime

Run tzselect command and select your timezone and note your timezone
for example Asia/Manila
# tzselect

Edit /etc/sysconfig/clock file and change with your Timezone
# nano /etc/sysconfig/clock
ZONE=”Asia/Manila”
UTC=true
ARC=false

Reboot the server Wait for few minutes check your time has synchronized with NTP server it will show slimier to below
# ntpstat

synchronized to NTP server (64.246.132.14) at stratum 2 time correct to within 31 ms polling server every 64 s

check time and timezone
# date

check your hardware clock
# hwclock

Important TIP Editing Timezone on /etc/sysconfig/clock is very important If you will not update this file VOS3000 client will not show your timezone changes in VOS3000 client.

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