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config date

Updated February 14, 2022. Written for LMS Version 6.2.

Interactive command to set the date and time on the Lantronix Local Manager. Not used with Lantronix Control Center. Local Managers managed by a Lantronix Control Center use the server heartbeat to set the time unless a separate NTP server is configured. If you prefer to use an NTP server to set date and time, use the config system ntp command.

Command availability

CLI resource: system

Lantronix system: All

LMS offerings: All


config date


To maintain accurate timestamps across time zones, use the current UTC time for this setting and rely on the user's time zone setting for offset. If NTP is configured - for example, if the Local Manager is managed by a Lantronix Control Center, the current configuration shows this.

[admin@LantronixLM]# config date
*** NTP is configured. ***
Displayed time is 02/21/2020 18:56:51 GMT
System time is    02/21/2020 18:56:51 UTC
Change these? (y/n) [n]: 


1.3 - The user's time offset is displayed.

3.5 - Command now warns if NTP is configured.

Related commands

  • show date
  • config system ntp

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