This support article demonstrates how to change the time zone for a virtual private server (VPS) in Plesk. Unless otherwise specified, all VPS’s are set to GMT +10:00 Australia/Brisbane time. If you’re located in a different time zone (eg Sydney or Melbourne), you can update the time zone so that the server displays the correct time.


Australia/Brisbane time zone is not subject to Daylight Savings time changes. 


  1. Once you have logged in to Plesk, click on Tools & Settings:
    how to change the timezone within plesk
  2. Under General Settings click on System Time:
    how to change the timezone within plesk
  3. Under Time Zone select the required time zone from the list of available zones. Click OK:
    how to change the timezone within plesk
  4. The server time zone has been updated, no reboot is required. 

If you have any difficulty with the above, please contact our friendly support team.

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