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Setting the System date

Rakesh Rajagopalan
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Joined: Sep 19, 2006
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How can i get and set system date? I need to synchronize my system's date/time with that of a server for every 30 minutes. Can you give me this coding?
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

Get is easy:

Setting it however is not. My guess is you would need to call a native method in the OS to do this (since it is the OS that tells the JVM the current time).

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