April 19, 2009

Set the time / timezone on centos/Redhat

Alright… I know this is a trival matter, but you would be surprised how often I read, hear, got asked this question so here it is … 1) get ntp yum install ntp 2) start ntp at boot chkconfig ntp on 3) sync to the ntp server ntpdate ntp.pool.org 4) start ntp service ntpd start 5) set your timezone ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime 6) verify it is all correct date ... Read more