[nycbug-talk] Somewhat noob question

Charles Sprickman spork at bway.net
Wed Aug 15 17:31:40 EDT 2012

Sorry for the top post. 

I always set BIOS to UTC and then deal with /etc/localtime to get the os time correct. A quick way to set it in fbsd is to just run "tzsetup". 

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On Aug 15, 2012, at 4:00 PM, Thomas Winston <thomasjwinston at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to set up FreeNAS and PfSense on ESXi (5.0 Ent Plus). I'm using a combo of the PfSense and FreeNAS NTP servers for time sync. The ESXi host machines as well as any Linux VMs (via VMware tools) will sync back to the host time, which is correct (New York City). 
> The BSD (FreeNAS and PfSense) operating systems sync correctly via VMware tools however their virtual BIOS clocks are all defaulting to UTC time and it's screwing with Kerberos and my Active Directory sync's are all not working. 
> I know this is probably a very beginner question but I'm at a loss. Is there an easy (CLI or other) way to sync a VM's OS and BIOS clocks back to the Host machine?
> Thx. If you happen to answer and you are from NYC beers are on me!
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