Timezone shows in GMT, how to change it to a local timezone

  • 7011380
  • 15-Nov-2012
  • 15-Nov-2012

Environment

Novell Vibe 3.3

Situation

  • Noticed log files were displaying in GMT time.
  • Noticed when users logged in, files and entries were in GMT.
  • Does not want the server to display time in GMT.
  • Wants the server to display the local timezone.

Resolution

Though it's possible to change the server time by changing the file, this should not be done.  Each user has a Timezone setting in their profile, and it is in their profile that the Timezone should be changed, not directly in the server settings.

Cause

Vibe stores and logs everything in GMT format, changing this setting could break something in Vibe, hence the reason and ability to have each user change their settings.

Additional Information

When the individual users change their Timezone settings, they will see entries and files in the timezone they changed it to, so if a user changed their Timezone to Pacific, all time stamps for entries and files would display in Pacific time.

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