iChain 2.3: Impementation of Daylight Saving Time in Argentina Dec. 30 2007

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Novell iChain 2.3 Support Pack 5a


The government of Argentina approved a new law for saving energy. This law took effect on December 30, 2007 at 12:00:00 AM and it will end on March 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM.


After December 30, 2007, the following procedure applies

a) LOAD DSTSHIFT (https://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=3397648&sliceId=SAL_Public&dialogID=29069835&stateId=1%200%201290325) on an iChain SP5a server (recommended approach)

b) Using the iChain GUI, select System -> Timezone and make sure the following fields are populated accordingly:

SET Time Zone to be GMT-3 (Buenos Aires, Georgetown)
Enable the option 'adjust clock for daylight savings time'
Set 'next start' to be DECEMBER - time 12am - fifth - Sunday)
Set 'next end' to be MARCH - time 12am - Third - Sunday

Apply the changes.