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How to Change the Timezone within Plesk

Difficulty: Intermediate


  • Plesk admin login


This support article demonstrates how to change the timezone for a virtual private server (VPS) in Plesk. Unless otherwise specified, all VPS’s are set to GMT +10:00 Australia/Brisbane time. If you're located in a different timezone (eg Sydney or Melbourne), you can update the timezone so that the server displays the correct time.

Note: Australia/Brisbane time zone is not subject to Daylight Savings time changes.


  1. Once you have logged in to Plesk, click on “Tools & Settings”.
    System time in Plesk
  2. Under “General Settings” click on “System Time”.
    System time in Plesk
  3. Under “System Date and Time” select the required timezone from the list of available zones. Click “OK”.
    System time in Plesk
  4. The server timezone has been updated, no reboot is required.
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