setting time in freebsd server

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# date 010328205547

Here is how to break it down number by number: 

  01 - The Year: 2001
  03 - The Month: March
  28 - The Day : 28th
  20 - The Hour: 8pm
  55 - The Minutes: 55
  47 - The seconds: 47

Set Time Zone
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tzsetup
/stand/sysinstall 

No >  Europe > United Kingdom > Great Britain
 > Does the abbreviation `GMT' look reasonable? > Yes


Set the Time Using a Time Server
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# ntpdate time.some-time-server.com

ntpdate time.nist.gov


ntpdate pool.ntp.org


man date
man ntpdate

ntpdate rdate.cpanel.net