Daylight-Saving Time Remediation Resource List

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2007-09-21 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Here are 27 more daylight-saving time resources for IT managers preparing to make the transition to standard time.

Now is the time for IT managers to ensure that daylight-saving time patches made in the spring are still operative on calendaring systems, desktop and server operating systems, and network infrastructure. Here is a listing of 27 vendor sites with specific DST information and remediation details that IT managers can use to ensure that systems are still up to snuff for Nov. 4, when we fall back to standard time. Apache and Tomcat
http://blog.covalent.net/roller/covalent/entry/2
Apple
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305056
Avaya
http://support.avaya.com/japple/css/japple?PAGE=OpenPage&temp.template.name=Daylight This is an easy-to-navigate site with links to product specific sites, including Definity and Octel communication and messaging systems. A model for DST support sites and winner of eWEEK Analysts Choice as the best company DST support site. BlackBerry
Enterprise Server: http://www.blackberry.com/select/dst2007/
Devices: http://www.blackberry.com/DST2007/patch/index2.shtml
Blue Coat Systems
http://www.bluecoat.com/support/self-service/6/dst2k7.html Cisco
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk648/tk362/technologies_tech_note09186a00807
ca437.shtml
This is a great, single-source document filled with links to Cisco products affected by the DST change. Citrix
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX111734&searchID=39611352 Debian
http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/system-administrator/ch-sysadmin-time.html Enterasys
http://secure.enterasys.com/services/support/daylight_savings.html Good (Motorola Good Technology Group)
http://www.good.com/faq/17882.html Google Calendar
http://www.google.com/support/calendar/bin/answer.py?answer=61026&topic=8580 Hitachi Data Systems
http://www.hds.com/pdf/hds_dst_impact.pdf HP
http://h10072.www1.hp.com/dst/ IBM
http://www.ibm.com/support/alerts/us/en/daylightsavingstimealert.html Juniper
http://kb.juniper.net/KB9358 Kerberos from MIT
http://www.hds.com/pdf/hds_dst_impact.pdf Microsoft
Outlook: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e343a233-
b9c8-4652-9dd8-ae0f1af62568&DisplayLang=en

Exchange: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb267339.aspx
Windows Server 2003: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928388
Windows Server 2000: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914387#appliesto
Windows XP SP2: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914387#appliesto
Windows Vista: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_dst Nortel
http://www.nortel.com and search for your product. As of 9/14/07 the main DST information page wasnt working. Novell
Groupwise: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/feature/18566.html
Netware servers: http://www.novell.com/support/search.do?cmd=displayKC&sliceId=SAL_Public&externalId=3397648 Oracle
http://www.oracle.com/support/daylight-savings.html Palm
http://www.palm.com/us/support/downloads/dst.html Packeteer
http://packeteer.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/packeteer.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?
p_faqid=1178&p_created=1169227986&p_sid=1WoDpILi&p_accessibility=0&p_redirect=
&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Jvd19jbnQ9N
DImcF9wcm9kcz0mcF9jYXRzPSZwX3B2PSZwX2N2PSZwX3BhZ2U9MSZwX3NlYXJjaF9
0ZXh0PWRheWxpZ2h0&p_li=&p_topview=1
Polycom
http://www.polycom.com/common/documents/support/downloads/network/
readimanager_se200_daylight_savings_time_patch_release_notes.pdf
Only notes for the ReadiManager SE200. Red Hat
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_80_7909.shtm Sun
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Intl/USDST/ VMware
Official: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US
&cmd=displayKC&externalId=8695824

Unofficial: http://www.vmwarewolf.com/daylight-saving-time-extension/ Xerox
http://www.xerox.com/go/xrx/portal/STServlet?projectID=ST_DST&pageID=
DST_Landing&Xcntry=USA&Xlang=en_US
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Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant is the executive editor of Enterprise Networking Planet. Prior to ENP, Cameron was technical analyst at PCWeek Labs, starting in 1997. Cameron finished up as the eWEEK Labs Technical Director in 2012. Before his extensive labs tenure Cameron paid his IT dues working in technical support and sales engineering at a software publishing firm . Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his analysis is grounded in real-world concern. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at cameron.sturdevant@quinstreet.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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