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Postby Support_Julie » Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:27 am

Review the following web site and update their SystemDefault file to include the correct time zone.
/qibm/userdata/java400/SystemDefault.properties

For the central time zone, you should have:
user.timezone=QN0600CST2

Also, verify that they have the correct java ptfs installed for their OS.

http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/tips0655.html

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Daylight Savings Time (DST) Information on IBM System i servers

Technote

Abstract
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 was passed by the United States Congress on July 29, 2005 and signed into law on August 8, 2005. This law changes the time-change dates for Daylight Savings Time in the United States. Beginning in 2007, DST will begin on the second Sunday in March and end on the first Sunday in November. In addition to the U.S., Canada and Bermuda have decided to change their DST dates in 2007 to follow the same time zone rules. For general IBM information on this update, refer to the Daylight Savings Time alert page.

This Technote explains how this change is being implemented on IBM System i servers.

Written by Pat Glenski
IBM i5/OS Globalization Architect
IBM Rochester

Contents

i5/OS Updates
i5/OS has built-in support for time zones. The time zone system value (QTIMZON) specifies the name of the time zone description that is used to calculate local system time. To reflect this DST change in i5/OS, the system simply needs to be told what the new rules are. IBM is providing PTFs to update the rules.

The updates for DST for i5/OS are available as:


V5R4M0, SI26040, and SI25990
V5R3M0, SI26039, and SI25991

These PTFs will automate the changes needed to support the new DST information for the following time zone objects that observe DST. Listed are the existing time zones objects and the new replacement objects in base i5/OS (for more information, see the PTF cover letter).

Workaround
If you do not have the opportunity to install these PTFs, you can effectively get the same behavior of the changed DST rules by manually changing your system. See the Daylight Saving Time Manual Instructions section on this page for more information.



Time zone description New 2007 rules
QTIMZON value Prior QTIMZON value
Atlantic Time QN0400AST2 QN0400AST
Eastern Time QN0500EST3 QN0500EST
Central Time QN0600CST2 QN0600CST
Mountain Time QN0700MST3 QN0700MST
Pacific Time QN0800PST2 QN0800PST
Alaska Time QN0900AST2 QN0900AST
Hawaii-Aleutian Time QN1000HAS2 QN1000HAST


Note: If you are a customer whose system is in the US, Canada, or Bermuda and you are using another TIMZON value to represent one of the time zones that observe DST in the table above, you should use the new 2007 value for your location from the list above.

i5/OS Versions prior to V5R3M0
No update is needed for earlier releases because automatic DST support was added in V5R3M0.

Other updates related to i5/OS
Here are other updates related to i5/OS

Java
Java on i5/OS was updated to support this DST change with the following updates:



V5R2 V5R3 V5R4 Supports new
DST rules for
JDK 1.2.2 SI26480

5722JV1 Opt 3 (Not supported) (Not supported) United States
Canada
Bermuda
Western Australia Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
JDK 1.3.1 SI25967

5722SS1 Opt 3
(default JDK) SI25968

5722JV1 Opt 5 SI25969

5722JV1 Opt 5 United States
Canada
Bermuda
Western Australia Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
JDK 1.4 SI25966

5722JV1 Opt 6 SI26838

5722SS1 Opt 3
(default JDK) SI26839

5722SS1 Opt 3
(default JDK) United States
Canada
Bermuda
Western Australia Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
JDK 5.0
64 bit (Not supported) SI26837

5722JV1 Opt 7 SI26840

5722JV1 Opt 7 United States
Canada
Bermuda
Western Australia Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
JDK 5.0
32 bit (Not supported) (Not supported) SI24622

5722JV1 Opt 8
SR3 United States
Canada
Bermuda
Western Australia Yes
Yes
No *
No *
* Available with SR4. Projected to be available in early March 2007, or you can use the tzupatch tool for i5/OS. For more information on the tzupatch tool, refer to the tzupatch page.
For more information about Java’s DST support, refer to the i5/OS Java Software Technical Document.


International Components for Unicode (ICU) 5722SS1 Option 39
ICU on i5/OS was updated to support this DST change. If you have this option installed, you should load the following updates:

V5R4M0 SI25400
V5R3M0 SI25399

Hardware Management Console (HMC)
The HMC was updated to support this change. Refer to the HMC Daylight Savings Time Page for more information.

Other information related to i5/OS

Flexible Service Processor (FSP): The FSP is not impacted by this change.

Portable Application Solutions Environment (PASE)
PASE is not impacted by this change (covered by i5/OS support) unless you are explicitly specifying the i5/OS PASE time zone using the TZ or PASE_TZ environment variable. Refer to the PASE Daylight Savings Time Page for more information.
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