Linux- How to Disable Daylight Savings Time (DST), and Modify the Timezone on Linux Based Servers

(Doc ID 1931729.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 to Oracle Linux 7.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release RHEL3 to OL7]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86-64
Many countries do not follow DST changes, and by default they are configured so DST time changes alter their system times and even the DB times.


Using a real world example- list steps to make to remove the DST changes-configuration from a Linux server and databases


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