CALCONNECT DOCUMENT CD 0709
Title: Extended Daylight Savings Time Links, Advisories and Changes
Source: DST Ad Hoc Committee
Extended Daylight Saving Time
Links, Advisories and Changes
Links to Advisory and Vendor Material on the Daylight Saving Time Changes in 2007
A Reference for Users and Systems Administrators
Last updated 6 October 2007 - Changes since March 7 marked with "New"
The links below are not exhaustive and may become out of date as vendors update
the available information. If you have references to official documentation for
vendors not listed below or notice a problem with one of the links, please send
your updates to DST Referrals
and we will attempt to include them as soon as possible.
Disclaimer: This document is provided for informational purposes only
and does not represent an endorsement or statement of support by The Calendaring
and Scheduling Consortium for any of the products mentioned. The omission of any product
or products represents only a lack of information rather than any bias against or
deprecation of that product or products. The Consortium is not responsible
for any results or consequences of any sort as a result of following any advice
or performing any actions recommended in this material.
Daylight Saving Time Information and History
Daylight Saving Time from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
About Daylight Saving Time - History, rationale, laws & dates.
How the DST change impacts NIST Time Services, including
WWVB radio broadcast and their Internet Time Service
CalConnect EDST Reflections and Recommendations
Reflections on how well the transition to EDST happened on March 11, together with
recommendations for the transition on November4 and future years, and longer-term
recommendations for timezone management in general.
CalConnect Daylight Saving Time Documents and Resources
The following pages and documents on Daylight
Saving Time and Extended DST have been published by CalConnect:
CalConnect EDST Reflections and Recommendations:
Post March 2007 discussion of how well the transition to EDST went; recommendations
for November 4 and long-term recommendations for timezone management.
Extended Daylight Saving Time Review and
Introductory discussion of Extended DST and the implications for the software
changes and patches required.
Extended Daylight Saving Time Links, Advisories
This document; a compilation of links about DST and EDST, advisory notices,
necessary changes and patches offered by software vendors and others.
Extended Daylight Saving Time Advisory Notice:
The original advisory notice issued by CalConnect in June 2005 in response to
the legislation creating EDST.
In each entry below, the URL of the link is provided, along with the official
title of that web page as provided by the vendor. Comments by CalConnect providing the context
for the material on the page are provided in italics immediately after
the title of the page.
Apache and Tomcat
US Daylight Saving Time Change 2007 Effects on Apache and Tomcat
Covalent Technologies advisories for users of Apache and Tomcat
About Daylight Saving Time changes in 2007
This document itemizes several updates from Apple for the very latest DST
changes. Updates for Mac OS X 10.3, 10.4, their Java environments, and
WebObjects will be offered via Software Update or direct download. Information
on Classic and Mac OS 9 is also provided in the document. Note that the US
DST changes were included in Mac OS X 10.4.5 and later, but further changes for
Alberta, Canada and other parts of the world are included in these updates.
The unofficial patches for 10.3 are no longer necessary since Apple is now
offering them with this set of updates.
2007 Daylight Saving Time Changes
Comprehensive listing of fixes for Avaya's IP telephony product line
Bedework and the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Bedework is an open-source institutional calendar system
Daylight Saving Time 2007
Impact of DST changes on Blackberry devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Server
DST 2007 Patches for BlackBerry Devices
This page explains the download process for BlackBerry handhelds
U.S. Daylight Saving Time (DST) Changes for 2007
Comprehensive information on actions required for Cisco products
Daylight-saving Time Changes in 2007
Describes the EDST changes and the products that require updates<
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated
The change log for 3.1r5 indicates that the time zone rules were
updated to "2006p-1", including new rules for the United States and
Enterasys Technical Notification Regarding Changes to US Daylight Savings Time Observance
Summary of changes to DST, identifies Enterasys products and required actions
Good Technology Inc.
See "Motorola Good Technology Group" below.
Are my events in Google Calendar affected by the Daylight Savings Time change in 2007?
Advisory for users of Google Calendar
Known Issues & Feature Updates
More general issues and feature updates for Google Calendar
Hitachi Data Systems
Extended Daylight Saving Time Product Impact Alert
Notification of DST impact on hardware and software products from
HDS and their partners
U.S. 2007 Daylight Saving Time
Revised and more complete information on HP systems and related software
IBM-wide product alerts
Update information is organized by categories of products
2007 Daylight Savings Changes and Support for Juniper Products
A listing of technical bulletins that address the DST issue in Juniper products
Kerberos from MIT
Comments for KDC administrators regarding the time synchronization
requirements and features in Kerberos as implemented by MIT
Does KMS Support Daylight Saving Time for 2007
Statement of compliance for Kerio Mailserver 6.3.0 and higher; links for underlying
OS changes which must be done manually
Daylight Saving Time Help and Support Center
Comprehensive document regarding the DST issue with pointers to other
knowledge base articles and patches
List of Microsoft products affected by daylight saving time and time zone changes
Comprehensive index of Microsoft products and links to latest updates for Microsoft
Windows and other products,
including the current version of the Microsoft Office Time Zone Data Update Tool
Daylight Saving Time 2007 Update>br>
Updates for handheld devices (PDAs) running Windows Mobile. See also
the "Palm" section above if your handheld is made by Palm.
The Office for Mac Team Blog entry
Microsoft-Related (Third Party)
DST 2007 Changes & Entourage 2004 for Mac
Not an official support document, but useful information posted on Amir's Exchange Clients Blog
IntelliAdmin: Unofficial Windows 2000 Daylight Saving Time Patch
Microsoft is not providing an update to Windows 2000 for extended DST but has
outlined a multi-step procedure which involves updating the registry. IntelliAdmin
created this unofficial utility program to automate the procedure recommended by Microsoft.
DST Update Tool for Windows from NT4 through Server 2003 and XP
A global update solution from Sharpe Business Solutions for most versions of
windows from NT 4 and Win2KPRO through WinXP. This is a product.
Fixing Windows 98 TimeZones for the New 2007 Daylight Saving Time Rules
An unofficial fix from SolProvider for extended DST for Windows 98 and a companion way to set
the system back to the old rules (in case Congress changes its mind because the
expected benefits from the change don't actually occur).
DST 2007 Update: "Step by Step" Support Webcast Training
Another Microsoft blog with references to several helpful official and
unofficial DST resources
Motorola Good Technology Group
Daylight Savings Time Adjustment 2007
Provides detailed information on addressing DST in Good's products and on
other DST-related issues
The Mulberry email and calendar client has recently been updated to a new
version v4.0.8 to address the upcoming Extended Daylight Saving Time
Mulberry will attempt to automatically upgrade existing timezones
to the new rules when run. Anyone using the calendaring features of
Mulberry should upgrade to this new release right away.
Product Support and Software - Europe
DST updaters are listed in the "Latest Software" for several Nokia
phones. This is for European customers.
Phone Software Update (USA)
Windows software to download updates from Nokia and apply them to a
phone. For United States customers.
Notify Technology Corp
2007 Daylight Saving Time Changes: Transition for NotifyLink Users
Instructions for NotifyLink fixes and suggestions for calendar server
and mobile device patches to apply
Daylight Saving Time Change Impacts GroupWise Appointments
Automated Tool to Address Daylight Saving Time Impact on GroupWise Appointments
This link was not working on 4 October
Daylight Savings Time Alert for Oracle Customers
This is an open page and does not require a MetaLink account to access it
Daylight Saving Time Change in 2007
Update and configuration instructions for Packeteer products
Daylight Saving Time Updates
Updates for both Palm and Windows Mobile handheld devices from Palm
PeopleCube Announces New Version of Meeting Maker
Meeting Maker 8.6 includes support for new DST regulations
PeopleCube Announces New Version of Resource Scheduler
Resource Scheduler 7.7 includes new DST rules
PeopleTools Daylight Saving Time Required Modifications
Advisory for PeopleTools Products
PeopleTools Vendor Daylight Saving Time Required Modifications
Advisory for Third Party (Vendor) Applications
ReadiManager SE200 Patch Release Notes
Patch instructions for the ReadiManager SE200 embedded Microsoft OS
Daylight Savings Time Changes and Support Information
Updates for Psion Teklogix industrial mobile devices
Red Hat Knowledgebase Article ID 7909
DST updates available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2, 3, 4, and related links
Snap Server by Adaptec
Ensure Your Snap Server is Ready for Daylight Saving Time
Guidance for users of Adaptec's line of Snap Server Network Attached Storage and SAN Devices
DST: Daylight Saving Time Changes (2007)
A central index of DST change information for Sun products, both
software and hardware
Overview and Mitigation of the USA2007DST Issue for the Java SE platform and
A listing of which Java run time environments have updated DST rules
Sun Java SE JDK tzupdater Tool
A tool for updating time zone data in JDK and JRE version 1.4 and later
Symantec enterprise products and daylight saving time
This page provides links to documents for each Symantec product indicating
whether each product is affected by the change to daylight saving time, and if so, how.
Trumba Connect Frequently Asked Questions
DST changes will be applied behind the scenes by Trumba
2007 U.S. Daylight-Saving Time Extension
Updates for ESX Server 2.x and 3.0.x
Updating Xerox Products for Daylight Saving Time
Links to instructions for updating Xerox products
The companion page to this one, Extended Daylight
Saving Time Review and Considerations, provides a review of the Daylight
Saving Time changes and the potential impact of this change on computer systems
and devices. It is intended as a review and reference for users and in
particular for systems administrators who may need to make necessary updates
to their systems.
Future Documents and Proposals
CalConnect plans to update this page as information becomes available prior to
November 4th. Following November 4 an update to
CalConnect EDST Reflections and Recommendations may be prepared to take into
account additional information from the November transition.
CalConnect has also initiated work in TC TIMEZONE,
one of its Technical Committees, on proposals for a formal, universal Timezone
Registry and a companion Timezone Service protocol, intended to make the management of
timezones (and related phenomena such as DST) substantially easier in the future.
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