Thursday, February 28, 2008

Update from yesterday's Open Mic Call on Daylight Savings Time

If you did not get a chance to attend yesterday's Open Mic Call on Daylight Savings Time, a couple of questions were asked from folks who weren't 100% on whether they were "all set" or not for this year's DST changes (in the US, specifically).

As a general rule of thumb, if you did all your patching correctly last year and had no issues, you should not have any issues this year. IBM/Lotus recommended on the call that whenever possible it's always best practice to keep up to date on the latest maintenance release of your specific code stream. For any international organization, be sure that you have also patched your users/servers outside the US. Any country-specific technotes on DST you can find on the knowledge collection on DST (link below).

They indicated that 656, 7.0.3 and 8.0.1 should be all set as far as patches go. Be sure to check out the Knowledge Collection on Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Notes/Domino and Maintenance Releases, Fix Packs and Additional Fixes for Lotus Domino and Notes.

1 comment:

y~~ said...

I recommend checking with updated information about daylight saving time around the world and how it effects time differences across time zones.