[ntp:questions] Re: client doesn't support timzone

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Thu Dec 8 20:20:24 UTC 2005

vrkid0 at gmail.com wrote:

> Hi
>   I have a set of switches that can poll time from a NTP server. These
> switches don't have the notion of timezone and thus set the time to the
> clock receieved from the NTP server which is UTC. Is it possible to
> force ntpd to send the time in a specified timezone that isn't UTC?


You _really_, really don't want to have your switch access logs etc in
localtime, with the concommitant issues related to automatic or manual
adjustment for daylight savings etc.

Please reconsider!


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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