How to change Time Setting in Acme Packet SBC

As an Acme Packet Interop-Plus partner, TransNexus has extensive experience using Acme Packet SBCs with the TransNexus software, but we do not offer technical support for the Acme Packet SBC.  This document offers some basic information tips about Acme Packet SBCs, but TransNexus encourages SDReporter users to refer to Acme Packet technical support and documentation as the definitive information source for Acme Packet SBC operating instructions.  Please see the ACLI_Reference_Guide for your Acme Packet SBC.

Acme Packet Version 6

To show the timezone, use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) command.  User input is highlighted in yellow.

 

acmesystem# show timezone         

Timezone name: UTC

Minutes from UTC(negative if past UTC): 0

Date and hour daylight saving time begins(mmddHH): 000000

Date and hour daylight saving time ends(mmddHH): 000000

 

To set the timezone, use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) command.

acmesystem# timezone-set

Timezone name: UTC

Minutes from UTC (negative if past UTC):

Date and hour daylight saving time begins (mm dd HH):

Date and hour daylight saving time ends (mm dd HH): 

To show the time setting, use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) command. 

acmesystem# show clock

18:31:47 UTC  THU APR 12 2012

To set the time, use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) command. 

acmesystem# systime-set

Date YYYY MM DD: enter date          

Time HH MM: enter time

 

WARNING: Changing the time can have an adverse

         effect on session processing

 

Do you want to continue [y/n]?: y

 

Setting time to: THU APR 12 18:53:00 2012

acmesystem#

acmesystem# show clock

18:53:05 UTC  THU APR 12 2012

acmesystem# save-config

checking configuration

Save-Config received, processing.

waiting for request to finish

Request to 'SAVE-CONFIG' has Finished,

Save complete

Currently active and saved configurations do not match!

To sync & activate, run 'activate-config' or 'reboot activate'.

acmesystem# activate-config

Activate-Config received, processing.

waiting for request to finish

Request to 'ACTIVATE-CONFIG' has Finished,

Activate Complete

acmesystem#

Acme Packet Version 7 for Net-Net 9200 SBC

To show the timezone use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) command.

ACMEPACKET# show running-config timezone

To configure a time zone setting, use the following Command Line Interface (CLI) commands.

1. Enter the configure terminal section to access configuration tasks.

ACMEPACKET# configure terminal
configure# 

2. The timezone configuration is part of the system menu. Type system, and then press <Enter>.

configure# system
system #

3. To reach the timezone configuration, type  timezone and press <Enter>.

system # timezone
timezone#
 

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