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Setting the Time Zone (SRC CLI)


Use one of the following formats for the set time-zone command to set the time zone on a C Series Controller:

  • (Recommended) Continent or nation with major city or province.

    To see a list of entries in this format, use the ? help at the CLI:

  • GMT offset to set the time zone relative to UTC (GMT) time in the format /Etc/ GMToffset. Time zone files are stored in the /Etc directory.

  • A common zone such as UTC, MDT, or EST.

To modify the local time zone:

  1. In configuration mode at the [edit system] hierarchy level, set the time zone.

    For example, to set the time zone for New York:


  2. Verify the configuration. For example:

  3. For the time zone change to take effect for all processes running on the system, reboot the system.