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    Clock change: Change to Daylight Savings Time (in the Spring)

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23

    Question

    Could we have problems changing to Daylight Savings Time (in the Spring) -- or is just the Fall when the time changes back?

    Answer

    At 02:00 (a.m.) on Sunday the system clock will automatically jump ahead to 03:00 (a.m.)

    If no jobs are scheduled to run during the time change there should be no issue*, but the job daemon does need to be restarted (util e/15/1) after the time change in order for the jobs to run at the right (new) time. 

    *Note that there definitely is an issue with the change off of Daylight Savings Time in the Fall.

     

     

    Additional Information

    See also the articles " Clock change problems with the switch off Daylight Savings Time (in the Fall) " and " csh command to start job daemon ".

     

     

     

    Category: System Management (500)


    • Article last edited: 16-Mar-2016
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