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Change the system date

asked 2013-07-08 15:24:05 -0600

gacgde gravatar image

Hi, I'm looking at Puppet to replace the in-house tools I use to deploy my test servers. Is there a way to change the system date on a set of servers using Puppet, so that they could have their dates synchronized together?


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answered 2013-07-09 03:29:21 -0600

knightsamar gravatar image

@gacgde, if you want to synchronize, I would recommend using the NTP module (

If you want to merely change a date, you can use the Exec resource type for one run. But that is not recommended because it is not The-Puppet-Way-of-Doing-Things :-)

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