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KB-0419: How does Centrify handle daylight savings time?

Authentication Service ,   Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:13 AM


How does Centrify handle daylight saving time?


Centrify agent synchronizes the clock with the domain controllers if Centrify SNTP is being used. If not, Centrify agent depends on the Computer system internals to synchronize the clock with any time service provider/server that is configured.

All of time manipulations in Centrify daemons are performed in UTC and hence when daylight savings are applied, there wont be any sort of issues.