Private Sales v.2.0: Set your time zone (magento and web-server)

Set your time zone (Magento)

In order to set or edit the time zone, follow the instructions below.

Step-by-Step action:

  1. Click on the “System” tab in main menu.
  2. Select”Configuration”.

Below you will see the locale options configuration page.

Detailed description:

  1. Select “General” in the menu on the left in the “General” tab.
  2. Select the “Locale Options” tab.
  3. Option “Timezone”: Choose the time zone you need.
  4. Option “Locale”: Choose your location.
  5. Option “First Day of Week”: Choose the first day of the week.
  6. Option “Weekend Days”: Select weekend days holding the CTRL button to choose several days.
  7. Option “Save Config”: Click on “Save Config” to save the new settings.

Set your time zone (Web-server running on CentOS)

In order to set the time zone on Linux web servers, you will have to connect to your web-server using ssh. After you get access as “root” user, perform the following actions step by step:

#Change Timezone
service ntpd stop
hwclock –systohc
mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.bak
ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Chicago /etc/localtime
service ntpd start
#Where "/America/Chicago" is your country/city
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