How to change timezone on Linux server?

change timezone on Linux server

Change timezone on Linux server

You can change the time zone for your server by using following command.

First check the server current date


Tue Aug 14 10:10:29 EST 2018

As per above output, current timezone is EST.

For example we are changing time zone  from EST to IST

root@admin[~]#ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/localtime


Tue Aug 14 19:49:35 IST 2018

You can select a timezone as per your requirement by selecting a correct timezone present under the directory /usr/share/zoneinfo

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