1

How do I change a Linux web server's date through SSH?

3 Answers 3

2

Use the following syntax to set new data and time:

date --set="STRING"
1
  • 1
    Also here's the formatting of the string inputted: date --set="30 APR 2011 18:46:00"
    – Ancide
    Apr 30, 2011 at 16:42
1

With the date command. See man date for more information.

1

Another option is to use the ntpdate command to sync it from a public NTP server, then start up ntpd to keep it in sync.

You must log in to answer this question.