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Changing time zone on appliance

To set the time zone on the appliance, do the following:

  1. In your interface address bar, go to http://<IPaddress>/setadv.php and enable the adv flag setting
  2. Go to the ‘System Status — ADV Shell Scripts (Pre v905 – Go to http://<applianceIP>/admin/hidden.php and select the shell script link)
  3. Run the command:
    cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/<Time zone city> /etc/localtime
  4. Click Submit.
  5. Enter the date. (date -s “ddMMM YYYY HH:mm:ss”)
  6. Click Submit.
  7. You should now be on the correct time zone.

Here is a breakdown of time zone cities:

Los_Angeles = Pacific Time Zone
Denver = Mountain Time Zone
Chicago = Central Time Zone
New_York = Eastern Time Zone

Also this path cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/US has files specifically for Pacific, Mountain, Central, and Eastern time zones.