With the current version – 7.0.1 3631900 – there doesn’t seem to be an obvious way to change the time zone. By default the time zone seems to be UTC.
I wondered where it was coming from. My vCenter is set to BST
Yet the vRB appliance is set to UTC
You also cannot set the time zone during deployment.
Anyway, in order to change it – we need SSH.
So SSH to the appliance
The actual time zone configurations are in
I want to change my time zone to Europe/London
First you need to ‘unlink’ the current time zone with
Now ‘relink’ the time zone using the correct time zone with
ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London /etc/localtime
Confirm the new time zone with
Now it finally is set to BST