[ntp:questions] Local time and NTP server time

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 13 04:48:24 UTC 2008


Melanie Pfefer wrote:
> Hello
> 
> when I specify for example a ntp that is located in a different Time Zone, how ntp records my local time?
> 
> thx

NTP uses UTC, once called Greenwich Mean Time, ONLY.  Your computer will 
display the time using whatever time zone you select.

The Unix operating system allows you to display either UTC or your local 
time using the "date" command.  date -u displays UTC.




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