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Date / Time Functions in UNIX

by Jeff Hunter, Sr. Database Administrator

# date -s "11/30/2003 12:48:00" - Set the date to the date and time shown.

# date '+DATE: %m/%d/%y%nTIME: %H:%M:%S' - Would list the time and date in the below format:

DATE: 12/04/03
TIME: 19:12:13

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