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I want to get date time in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format in my script. Is there any way to format the output of date command?

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You can format the output of the date command to get datetime in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format.

$ date +"%Y-%m-%d %T"
2019-09-11 19:18:31

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