Time Zone Configuration

Use the Time Zone Configuration page to manually configure the system clock settings. The SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) client must be disabled to allow manual configuration of the system time and date.

To access this page, click System > Advanced Configuration > Time Zone > Time Zone in the navigation menu.

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Time Zone Configuration Fields

Field Description
Time Zone The time zone settings include the amount of time the system clock is offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and the time zone acronym.
  • Offset: The number of hours the system clock is offset from UTC, which is also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
  • Zone: The acronym that represents the time zone. It can be any 0- to 4-character text string.
Date and Time Use the fields in this section to manually configure the system time and date. If the SNTP client is enabled (unicast or broadcast mode), these fields cannot be configured.
  • Time: The current time in hours, minutes, and seconds on the system clock.
  • Date: The current date in month, day, and year on the system clock. To change the date, click the calendar icon to the right of the field, select the year from the menu, browse to the desired month, and click the date.

Click Refresh to display the latest information from the router.

Click Submit to apply the settings to the running configuration and cause the change to take effect.