Setting Day Light Savings on Dell Networking Switches

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Setting Day Light Savings on Dell Networking Switches

Obviously the web GUI for the Dell networking devices were designed in the Northern Hemisphere, because if you try and set the day light savings times for a southern hemisphere location, like Sydney, you will get an error saying that daylight savings end time has to be after the start time.

While configuring a Dell N4032 I found that the command line doesn’t do the same check and allows end time to be “before” the start. The following command will set the day light saving time for Sydney:

clock summer-time recurring 1 sun oct 02:00 1 sun apr 03:00 offset 60

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