KB 932395 updated: Commerce Server 2002, Commerce Server 2007 for DST 2007

Please note that for Microsoft Commerce Server 2002 and Commerce Server 2007, KB article 932395 has been updated. This article outlines how to update these Microsoft products to meet the updated time zone changes (including the changes to observation of DST in New Zealand) as outlined in KB 933360, “August 2007 cumulative time zone update…

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Applications using historical data from 2006 (or any previous years) can have invalid results

Executive Summary: Applications using historical data from 2006 (or any previous years) can have invalid results.  Microsoft is currently working to provide support for vendors and software developers for their applications, if the application does not provide historical DST start and end-date tables.    The change in DST start-time was something applications on top of Windows…

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SBS 2003 w Exchange 2003 SP2, patched with KB 931836 and KB 926666, then rebooted: OWA clients see DST rules in TZ picker in both basic and premier client modes. I expect them to see new Pacific TZ in picker but they see DST 2006 version, Pacific + Tijuan

Q: SBS 2003 w Exchange 2003 SP2, patched with KB 931836 and KB 926666, then rebooted: OWA clients see DST rules in TZ picker in both basic and premier client modes.  I expect them to see new Pacific TZ in picker but they see DST 2006 version, Pacific + Tijuana.  What is wrong?A: This behavior…

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So what relationship does this hot fix kb 932962 have to this kb 926666 in terms of CDO? What’s the difference? Also, what order does KB 932962 have to be deployed in as relates to OS DST KB 926666?

Q: So what relationship does this hot fix kb 932962 have to this kb 926666 in terms of CDO? What’s the difference? Also, what order does KB 932962 have to be deployed in as relates to OS DST KB 926666?A: kb 932962 is the Outlook (client) version. kb 926666 is the Exchange (server) version. There is no connection…

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Is there a definitive list for DST updates with regard to Windows Small Business Server 2003 SBS2003?

Q: Is there a definitive list for DST updates with regard to Windows Small Business Server 2003 SBS2003?A: The best resource for this is gong to be at http://www.microsoft.com/dst2007. See also http://blogs.msdn.com/mthree/archive/2007/01/25/daylight-saving-time-dst-impacts-on-windows-small-business-server-2003-sbs-2003.aspx for more details on SBS 2003

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What about SBS 2000: does http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836 apply or is that a manual process as it is with Exchange 2000?

Q: what about SBS 2000: does http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836 apply or is that a manual process as it is with Exchange 2000?A: There is a CDO patch available for Exchange 2000, which will apply to SBS 2000, but it’s not freely available (you have to purchase that).  Otherwise, for mailboxes you would need to use the manual…

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With SBS 2003 does exchange need to be at SP2 before applying the DST update?

Q: With SBS 2003 does exchange need to be at SP2 before applying the DST update?A: Yes, you could apply SP2 before applying KB 926666. But there is an Exchange 2003 SP1 version of the update that you can apply without applying SP2 first.  That KB is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931978.

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Hi, thanks for ignoring my question. Please tell me *why* I should patch SharePoint if I have no public calendars or exchange public folder linkages. I have seen no rationale for patching on any of the sites.

Q: Hi, thanks for ignoring my question. Please tell me *why* I should patch SharePoint if I have no public calendars or exchange public folder linkages. I have seen no rationale for patching on any of the sites.A: In this case, SharePoint servers only need the underlying OS updates – see Windows Server http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931836

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What is the DST solution for VC++ 6.0 app using _timezone variable? Are we going to gat a patch from you? or we have to make code changes? also how will we test before/after scenarios?

 Q: What is the DST solution for VC++ 6.0 app using _timezone variable? Are we going to gat a patch from you? or we have to make code changes? also how will we test before/after scenarios?A: Sorry, VC++ 6.0 is unsupported and will not have a patch. You should be able to test scenarios in…

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