win_timezone – Sets Windows machine timezone

Synopsis

  • Sets machine time to the specified timezone.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults 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

win_region – Set the region and format settings
The official documentation on the win_region module.

Examples

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

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

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

- name: Set timezime to Pacific Standard time and disable Daylight Saving time adjustments
  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 Returned Description
previous_timezone
string
success
The previous timezone if it was changed, otherwise the existing timezone.

Sample:
Central Standard Time
timezone
string
success
The current timezone (possibly changed).

Sample:
Central Standard Time


Status

Authors

  • Phil Schwartz (@schwartzmx)

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