community.windows.win_timezone – Sets Windows machine timezone

Note

This plugin is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.9.0).

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 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

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 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


Authors

  • Phil Schwartz (@schwartzmx)