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Hierarchy Level


Set the local time zone. To have the time zone change take effect for all processes running on the router or switch, you must reboot the router or switch.




GMT hour-offset—Set the time zone relative to UTC time.

  • Range: –14 through +12

  • Default: 0

time-zone—Specify the time zone as UTC, which is the default time zone, or as a string such as PDT (Pacific Daylight Time), or use one of the following continents and major cities:

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.

GMT hour-offset option added in Junos OS Release 7.4.