Chapter: execute > time


Get or set the system time.


execute time [<time_str>]

time_str has the form hh:mm:ss, where

  • hh is the hour and can be 00 to 23
  • mm is the minutes and can be 00 to 59
  • ss is the seconds and can be 00 to 59

All parts of the time are required. Single digits are allowed for each of hh, mm, and ss.

If you do not specify a time, the command returns the current system time.

execute time <enter>

current time is: 12:54:22