[time] Timezones

Maarten Deen mdeen
Wed Jul 23 06:41:53 UTC 2008


On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 09:15:57AM +0200, michael.lipp at magnapowertrain.com wrote:
> One question about the Timeserver.
> I't like to connect to the Timeserver from ntp.org.
> 
> I am from austria. How is it working with the timezones ?
> Shoult i only connect to    server  0.at.pool.ntp.org ?
> Or can i also connect to  0.pool.ntp.org ?
> 
> How knows my server the right time zone?
> Is this my configured time zone ? How is it workin with the different time
> zones ?

NTP distributes time in UTC. Your computer is responsible for converting
UTC to the timezone you have set your computer to.
So it does not matter if you get time from 0.at.pool.ntp.org or
0.nz.pool.ntp.org

Regards,
Maarten
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