Setting the system date and time is fairly easy on solaris. Because you can easily set the time from the command line, you can set the time on a server remotely.

date mmddhhmmyy

The date command takes the syntax mmddhhmmyy, or “month day hour minute year”. You have to be superuser to set the time.

Example:

# date 1201010106
Fri Dec  1 01:01:00 PST 2006

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