Time Zone Change - across all users

Is there an easy way to change the global settings in Confluence to reflect the same time zone for all users; without each individual user making the change within their preferences?

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Hi there,

You can achieve that doing the following:

1. Stop Confluence

2. Locate <confluence install-directory>/bin/setenv.bat if you are using windows or <confluence install-directory>/bin/setenv.sh if you are using Linux.

3. Open the file in text editor

4. Locate set JAVA_OPTS=%JAVA_OPTS% ....

5. Add -Duser.timezone=<your timezone> at the end of "set JAVAOPTS=%JAVA_OPTS% ..."

6. Change <your timezone> to your current timezone, for example GMT+3.

7. So that it will look like: set JAVA_OPTS=%JAVA_OPTS% ... -Duser.timezone=GMT+3

8. Save the file

9. Start Confluence

Hope this information helps.

Kind Regards,

Amrta Faruqi

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