• Subject: Re: UTC or Greenwich Mean Time QUTCOFFSET Question
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:51:40 -0700

At 01:50 AM 10/09/1999 -0500, you wrote:

From my COMMON Pitch on System Values:



Name:        QUTCOFFSET                                       V2 R1.0

Description:    Coordinated Universal Time Offset

IBM Initial Value:  '+0000'                                                           

Length & Type:   Character:   5    
Comments:QUTCOFFSET indicates the difference in hours and minutes between Universal Time Coordinated(UTC) (also known as Greenwich Mean Time) and the current system (local) time.

Although OS/400 allows -2400 through +2400, the only valid times are -1159 through +1200.

The first character is either a plus ("+") or a minus ("-"). 

The next two characters represent the difference in hours, and may range from 00 to 24.  The last two characters specify minutes, and may range from 00 to 59.

Change will take effect immediately.



 Valid QUTCOFFSET Values for Selected Localities:

 -1100  W. Samoa Island;  Midway Island
 -1000  Hawaii;  Cook Island;  Society Island
 -0930  Marquises Island
 -0900  Alaska
 -0800  Los Angeles;  San Francisco;  Las Vegas;  Vancouver, Canada
 -0700  Denver;  Santa Fe;  Phoenix;  Cheyenne
 -0600  Chicago;  Dallas;  St. Louis;  Winnipeg, Canada;  Mexico City, Mexico
 -0500  New York;  Boston;  Detroit;  Montreal, Canada;  Lima, Peru
 -0400  Halifax, Nova Scotia; Caracas, Venezuela;  Santiago, Chile
 -0330  Newfoundland
 -0300  Buenos Aires, Argentina;  Rio De Janeiro, Brazil;  Sao Paulo, Brazil
 -0100  Azores, Portugal;  Cape Verde Islands
 +0000  London, England;  Lisbon, Portugal;  Dublin, Ireland;  Casablanca, Morocco
 +0100  Paris, France;  Barcelona, Spain;  Brazzaville, Congo;  Oslo, Norway
 +0200  Alexandria, Egypt;  Athens, Greece;  Sofia, Bulgaria;  Damascus, Syria
 +0300  Moscow, Russia;  Aden, So. Yemen;  Istanbul, Turkey;  Kuwait
 +0330  Teheran, Iran
 +0400  Dubai, U.A.E.
 +0430  Kabul, Afghanistan
 +0500  Islamabad, Pakistan;  Karachi, Pakistan;  Bombay, India
 +0530  Delhi, India
 +0540  Katmandu, Nepal
 +0600  Dacca, Bangladesh
 +0630  Rangoon, Burma
 +0700  Bangkok, Thailand;  Jakarta, Indonesia
 +0800  Shanghai, China;  Beijing, China;  Manila, Philippines;  Perth, Australia
 +0900  Seoul, So. Korea;  Osaka and Tokyo, Japan
 +0930  Adelaide and Darwin, Australia
 +1000  Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart and Melbourne, Australia
 +1100  Caroline Islands
 +1200  Auckland, New Zealand;  Wellington, New Zealand;  Marshall Islands

Hello:

I'm trying to setup Management central on a v4r4m0 system.

I setup a monitor for four systems. Three are at v4r3m0.

I found that the time stamps were wrong in the monitor due to the system
value QUTCOFFSET was set to zero on all machines. When I adjust for DST in
the Central Time zone I have an offset of -5.

I made the change in all machines, restarted Management Central on the
primary machine and the only machine with the correct time in the monitor
was the v4r4 machine.

Any ideas?


Carl H. Gerlach
Apex Information Systems Group
www.apex-isg.com <http://www.apex-isg.com>
414-744-9232
Toll Free: 1-888-400-Yr2k
Fax: 414-744-9242
 

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