Daylight savings and changing system time

Learn how to change the time on your system without the headache.

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You don't need to wake up during the night and wait to change the system time. Just schedule a job to run. User ADDJOBSCDE or WRKJOBSCDE

You can schedule the job to run at midnight 02:00 am. The change sysval will change the value of QTIME to 01:00

CHGSYSVAL SYSVAL(QHOUR) VALUE(1)

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  • Let us not forget at the same time to change the System Value for the Universal Time offset which effects IFS Files among other things. Using WRKJOBSCDE or ADDJOBSCDE for Sunday at 2:00 AM. Code: For the Eastern Time Zone CHGSYSVAL SYSVAL(QUTCOFFSET) VALUE('-0500') . & ; Richard W. McDermott

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This was first published in October 2002

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