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{{Moodle 1.7}}Location: ''Administration > Location > Update timezones''
 
{{Moodle 1.7}}Location: ''Administration > Location > Update timezones''
  
The update timezones page provides administrators with the option to update their local database with new information about world timezones.
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The update timezones page provides administrators with the option to update their local database with new information about world timezones. This is important because of daylight saving changes that many countries  use.
  
 
If the update is completed with success, Moodle will inform you how many entries were updated and which location was used as a source.
 
If the update is completed with success, Moodle will inform you how many entries were updated and which location was used as a source.
  
 
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[[Category:Administrator]]

Revision as of 10:32, 10 December 2007

Location settings

Location: Administration > Location > Location settings

Default timezone

This sets the default time zone for date display. This can be overridden by a user's profile setting unless the default timezone is forced.

Default country

Select your country so that it appears by default on the new account page.

IP address lookup

You can experiment to find out which works better for your area - hostip or ipatlas.

Update timezones

Template:Moodle 1.7Location: Administration > Location > Update timezones

The update timezones page provides administrators with the option to update their local database with new information about world timezones. This is important because of daylight saving changes that many countries use.

If the update is completed with success, Moodle will inform you how many entries were updated and which location was used as a source.