community.windows.win_timezone module – Sets Windows machine timezone

Note

This module is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.11.1).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.windows.win_timezone.

Synopsis

  • Sets machine time to the specified timezone.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

timezone

string / required

Timezone to set to.

Example: Central Standard Time

To disable Daylight Saving time, add the suffix _dstoff on timezones that support this.

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

community.windows.win_region

The official documentation on the community.windows.win_region module.

Examples

- name: Set timezone to 'Romance Standard Time' (GMT+01:00)
  community.windows.win_timezone:
    timezone: Romance Standard Time

- name: Set timezone to 'GMT Standard Time' (GMT)
  community.windows.win_timezone:
    timezone: GMT Standard Time

- name: Set timezone to 'Central Standard Time' (GMT-06:00)
  community.windows.win_timezone:
    timezone: Central Standard Time

- name: Set timezime to Pacific Standard time and disable Daylight Saving time adjustments
  community.windows.win_timezone:
    timezone: Pacific Standard Time_dstoff

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

previous_timezone

string

The previous timezone if it was changed, otherwise the existing timezone.

Returned: success

Sample: "Central Standard Time"

timezone

string

The current timezone (possibly changed).

Returned: success

Sample: "Central Standard Time"

Authors

  • Phil Schwartz (@schwartzmx)