Daylight-Saving Time Remediation Resource List

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2007-09-21
 
 
 

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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