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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Setting IST timezone on Amazon Ec2 instance

For setting the IST Timezone on the Ec2 instance


1. vi /etc/sysconfig/clock

ZONE="Asia/Kolkata"
UTC=false

2. sudo mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime_old

3. sudo ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/localtime

4. sudo reboot

Restart is necessary for all the services to take the updated timezone.