Unable to Set Local Time

Document ID : KB000009008
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

For example after running the command "timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Kolkata" the timezone still does not change to Asia/Kolkata

Resolution:

You can try the below as work around.

1. mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.backup
2. ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/localtime

Now run the command "date" and the correct timezone should reflect in the output.