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2658495 - How daylight saving (summer time) impacts DC time and scheduled jobs?

Symptom

When scheduling jobs in provisioning, execution time should be specified as local DC time.

Is the DC time the same as local time during daylight saving period?

In other words, will daylight saving (time zone shift) impact scheduled jobs?

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Environment

SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to Provisioning
  2. Manage Scheduled Jobs
  3. Create New Job

Resolution

Yes, currently, daylight saving will impact scheduled job execution time. Today jobs are scheduled and triggered in DC time. Therefore, for some DCs located in cities that adopt daylight sayings (e.g. DC 2 – Amsterdam; DC 10 – Sydney; DC 12 – St. Leon-Rot), unless customer and DC are in the same timezone, when daylight saving starts or ends, you will observe time shift.

Please note that it is not possible to change the datacenter daylight configuration.

Keywords

daylight saving, summer time, datacenter timezone, schedule jobs in provisioning, job start time , KBA , LOD-SF-PLT-JOBS , Scheduled Jobs , How To

Product

SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite all versions