Azure – Linux – Change the time and time zone

Posted by robd on December 22, 2018
Linux, Server

As you may have seen we have a Linux server in Azure running some weird stuff, anyhow the time was off screwing with reports and what not, so had to fix it.  Here’s what I did:

First, SSH onto the server and logon.

Check the time:

timedatectl

Find the timezone you would like:

ls /usr/share/zoneinfo/

Now change it:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Dubai

Check it again:

timedatectl

Example:

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