Scheduling jobs Europe Daylight Savings in CA Workload Automation ESP Edition.

Document ID : KB000012404
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Timezone considerations for European Time change.

Question:

Every year the previous scheduler was changing these jobs either adding or taking away an hour because of daylight savings .

Is it possible to automate this so that we will no longer have to change the jobs 2x a year?

Answer:

APAR #: TR89426
The following items are included in this solution:

1. AUTOMATIC TIME ZONE ADJUSTMENT

2. DUMP FOR ESP DDQ FREE READ3 ERROR

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AUTOMATIC TIME ZONE ADJUSTMENT


ENHANCEMENT DESCRIPTION:
Automatic adjustment of the time zone shift to the daylight saving
time shift.
The enhacement introduces three new operands to the TIMEZONE configuration
parameter:
DSTON specifying when the DST time shift begins
DSTOFF specifying when the DST time shift ends
DSTSHIFT specifying the shift value