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system clock—Set the timezone to use on the local device.

vManage Feature Template

For all Viptela devices:

Configuration ► Templates ► System

Command Hierarchy

    timezone timezone


timezone timezone
Set the timezone on the device. timezone is one of the timezones in the tz database (also called tzdata, the zoneinfo database, or the IANA timezone database).
timezone has the format area/location. area is the name of a continent (Africa, America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, or Europe), an ocean (Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, or Pacific), or Etc (such as Etc/UTC and Etc/GMT). location is the name of a specific location within the area, usually a city or small island.
For more information, see the IANA Time Zone Database.
Default: UTC

Operational Commands

clock set date
clock set time
show system status


Configure California time:

vm6# show running-config system
  clock timezone America/Los_Angeles

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​
Support for the IANA timezone database added in Release 15.2.

Additional Information

See the Configure Time and Location article for your software release.

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