I have just started using the Digital Ocean App platform to quickly deploy and test our Microservices. One thing that was quickly discovered by our test users was the 2-hour difference in terms of time indicated on some of the messages sent to the customer. We are using CAT / GMT(+2) but the server time is 2 hours behind. So the question is, how do we change the DO App Platform Servers to Our TimeZone to get the correct time?
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You can set the timezone with an
TZenvironment variable, for example:
Hope this helps!
This command did it for me in Ubuntu 22.10:
Time zone names:
Log files will not show the new timezone until you restart.
sudo apache2ctl restartdid it for the apache logs but to get all the logs (mysql, certbot, etc):
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