The set of instructions below worked quickly and easily for your Linux Server

You must be logged on as “root” to make this change:

Login to Linux box as root and enter root’s password:

[me@myserver]

Check the current date and time of the Linux box by entering:

[root@mybox me]# date
Linux yields the current settings:
[root@mybox me]# Wed Apr 7 12:03:45 EDT 2004

Change the current time and date of the Linux box by entering:
[root@mybox me]# date 040713032004
would change the time and yield:
[root@mybox me]$ Wed Apr 7 13:03:00 EDT 2004