How to Change the Current Date and Time on CentOS 6.2

by skytech on January 6, 2012

Symptom:
My CentOS 6.2 time is not correct.

Solution:
Change the current time manually as below:

1. To display the current:

    [root@centos6 ~]# date
    Fri Jan  6 11:28:23 MYT 2012
    

2. To Change the current date:

    [root@centos6 ~]# date 010611272012
    Fri Jan  6 11:27:00 MYT 2012
    
    MM - Two digit month number
    DD - Two digit date
    hh - Two digit 24 hour system hour
    mm - Two digit minute
    YYYY - Four digit year code
    

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