How to Set the Server Time Zone in WHM?

We deliver Linux VPS with default Timezone i.e. MST – Mountain Standard Time. You may need to change default timezone with your home timezone. It’s pretty easy when you choose WHM control panel to be installed on your server. This article will explain you steps to change the timezone of your server via WHM. Be noted that you will need root access to change the timezone.

  1. Log into WHM as root.
  2. From the Home screen click on Server Configuration as shown in the image below.

    Server Configuration

  3. Click on Server Time.

    Server Time


  4. From the timezone dropdown menu, select the time zone you wish to change your server to.

    Change Timezone

    In the same screen, you would see current time displayed in the current time box. If you notice your server time is out of sync you can resynchronize it by clicking Sync Time with Time Server button. This will synchronize your server's time with the correct time of the selected timezone.

    Sync Server Time

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to install CloudFlare cPanel plugin in WHM?

CloudFlare plugin integrates CloudFlare services with cPanel server and allows your customers to...

Fatal error: Call to undefined function mysqli_connect() in /home/user/public_html/includes/connection.php

Error Message Fatal error: Call to undefined function mysqli_connect() in...

How to Install ClamAV plugin from WHM?

ClamAV is a one of the most popular open source antivirus plugin available for cPanel servers....

How to install ConfigServer Explorer to cPanel/WHM?

Undoubtedly, WHM has been the most comprehensive control panel of all time for Linux based...

How to Open Ports in WHM Firewall?

There are times when you are required to open some ports in the firewall to run applications....