Change the time

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Oct 4th, 2007
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Rather simple question but just want to be sure. I have two 9509's connected via a FCIP connection. The London one is 1 hour 30 minutes fast. The Europe 9509 is set to BST but correct for that timezone. Can I change the time on both switches and the timezone on the Europe switch without causing I/O problems?


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inch Thu, 10/04/2007 - 22:21
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Time's on the switch have no relevance on data flows....



inch Thu, 10/04/2007 - 22:22
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Forgot to add...

It might be worth keeping them set to UTC or something so it is easier to correlate debug information in the event of failures etc.

I know it can be a pain in the backside when you have multiple timezones trying to workout what log was what time was where :-)

dmcloon Thu, 10/04/2007 - 22:35
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If you use tcp timestamps option you need synced clocks on each fcip peer, so NTP is recommended. Else the connection will fail. You can config variance tolerance. See config guide.


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