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 11.2.2.2.2 to 12.1.1.1.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86-64
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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.

Goal


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

Solution

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