OVIPanel - HOW TO CHECK AND UPDATE-  DATE AND TIME ZONE

 

You must log in as a root user to use date command.

   Just type the date command to know the current time and date in your server.

 

   Command => date

   Sample Outputs:

   Fri Nov 30 15:42:22 IST 2018

   The sample out display in order of month/date/hour:min:sec/Zone/year.

      

 

TO UPDATED TIME IN SERVER  :

 

   If you want to update the correct time, Use the below command to updated the time on your server.

   The command format will be “date --set hour: minutes”

 

    Command to change the date and exact time

    Command => date --set 18:58

     

    Example: server time is 15:47 you want to update the correct time to 18:58, just edit the numbers in command before you run the command in SSH.

  

TO UPDATED DATE IN SERVER  :

 

  If you want to update the correct Date, Use the below-mentioned command to update the Date on your Linux VPS server.

   

    The command format will be “date +%Y%m%d -s "20181128"”

     2018 -> year ,11-> month, 28 -> date.

 

    Command to change the date and exact time

    date +%Y%m%d -s "20181128"

    Example: server Date is 20181125 you want to update the correct date to 20181128, just update year/month/date in command before you run the command in SSH.

 

 

TO UPDATED ZONE IN SERVER  :

 

       Follow the below steps to change the time zone on your server.

       

       Login to your ACP control panel.

        

 

       Select the zone from the configuration time zone option.

 



Click Change time zone button to update the time zone in server.

 

The default time zone is Asia/Kolkata IST For an example of changing the timezone from Asia/Kolkata to Europe/London.    

 

Once time updated successfully.

 

Login to your server through SSH.

    

   Run date command to check the time zone.

   Command => date