Due to the control over the Internet the U. S. Government desires to have of everyones digital life I no longer host my production sites within these United States. Having moved my hosting overseas produces a slightly different set of challenges. Time zone synchronization is a must.
To review the current time zone type date at the command prompt. The current date time and timezone will be displayed.
To set the server to the correct time zone enter the command below.
sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
The following dialog will appear.
After you select America the following list will appear.
After you select the appropriate time zone tab to highlight the Ok button and press enter.
This concludes the process and the set date, time and time zone appears on the screen.
Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.