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Droid Module: timezone

Reconfigure the tzdata platform package to set the time zone. For more information on Droid, please see

The steps involved are:-

  1. Copy a templated file containing the debconf selections required to configure the tzdata package with the desired time zone.
  2. Insert the aforementioned selections into the debconf database.
  3. Remove existing time zone configuration files.
  4. Execute dpkg-reconfigure.


  1. The platform is Debian-based.
  2. The tzdata package is already installed.



Information required by the module

  1. One or more Inventory Hosts, having a public_ip.

  2. Values for the following variables:-

       area: <string>  # for example, "Europe"
       zone: <string>  # for example, "Amsterdam"

Optional information