How do I ensure my RHEL system handles Brazil Daylight Saving Time in 2018?

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  • Brazil government have announced a change in DST for the year 2018.
  • Given the sensitivity of the system date in many environments, can we be sure our Red Hat systems will handle the change transparently and correctly?
  • We need to know if there is already a fix that changes the start of daylight saving time on the servers, according to the modification of the DST start time in Brazil for 2018
  • How to adjust the time of the Apache log with the DST start time.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) all versions
  • tzdata

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