Oct 17, 2018

Change MySQL system timezone

Changing the linux timezone should take affect immediately in MySQL with no MySQL intervention as it's doing a syscall to the os...so it's automatic.



$ date
Wed Oct 17 10:37:13 EDT 2018
$ cd /etc
$ ls localtime
localtime
$ sudo rm -f localtime 
$ sudo ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/UTC localtime
$ date
Wed Oct 17 14:37:58 UTC 2018