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Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Sat Sep 24, 2011 5:18 am

Just curious as to why the server always sets itself to 1 hour off the correct time.

Server is in Dallas, and time is set to -6 for the time zone, and it is set to auto sync.

Is it because Windows doesn't provide the option for day light savings?
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Re: Server Time

Post by Edge100x » Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:51 am

Do you mean after a reboot, or is it always doing this in general?

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Re: Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:10 am

No

I just tried to adjust it to the correct time, and if the sync is enabled, the time is wrong by 1 hr.

So I have to turn off the sync, and manually adjust the time to correct it.
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Re: Server Time

Post by Edge100x » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:58 am

It does sound like you may need to check the DST flag, then. Also, make sure you're running the latest Windows updates.

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Re: Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:05 am

That is what I was saying. There is no DST setting that I can see.
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Re: Server Time

Post by Edge100x » Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:03 pm

The DST setting in Windows is under the time and date settings. Double-click the time in the system tray and go to the Time Zone selection page. You will see a checkbox there called "Automatically adjust clock for Daylight Saving Time".

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Re: Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:13 am

Again, there is no DST setting on that area, or any other that I can see.
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Re: Server Time

Post by Vanderburg » Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:02 am

If you're using RDP, right click on the clock and go to Adjust Date/Time, then you see this:
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If you are seeing something different, then..... that's weird.

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Re: Server Time

Post by Edge100x » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:31 am

Yes, it should be right where I said. Windows help can also assist you in finding it.

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Re: Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:56 pm

These are the screens I am seeing and they are not like yours.

I googled it and haven't found an answer yet.
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Re: Server Time

Post by Edge100x » Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:13 pm

You're not seeing it because you set the time zone incorrectly (to Central America, which doesn't have DST). You need to set it to this option:

(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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Re: Server Time

Post by .=QUACK=.Major.Pain » Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:45 pm

That did it. Thanks.

Saw central and went with it.
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