Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) time zone tables cannot be automatically updated from the registry values of the Windows operating system on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.
Exchange Server 2003 uses hard-coded tables to store the time zone information. These static tables are used across the different components of Exchange Server 2003.
In the past, if the definition for an existing time zone had to be changed, a change had to be made to the hard-coded time zone tables in CDO, and then a CDO hotfix had to be released. After you install the hotfix in this article, CDO time zone values will be read dynamically from Windows time zone information during a service restart. A CDO hotfix is released only if a new time zone must be added to the daylight saving time definitions.
A supported feature that modifies the default behavior of the
product is available from Microsoft. However, this feature is intended to
modify only the behavior that this article describes. Apply this feature only
to systems that specifically require it. This feature might receive additional
testing. Therefore, if the system is not severely affected by the lack of this
feature, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains
If the feature is available for download, there is a
"Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article.
If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support
to obtain the feature. Note
If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required,
you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs
will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for
this specific feature. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and
Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the
following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for
which the feature is available. If you do not see your language, it is because
the feature is not available for that language.
This hotfix requires Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 to be
installed on the server because of file dependencies.
For more information, click the following article number to view
the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service packs for Exchange Server 2003
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this
hotfix. However, the following services are restarted automatically when you
apply this hotfix:
- The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service
- The Microsoft Search service
- The Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin Service and
all dependent services
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file
attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To
find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time
tab in the Date and Time
item in Control
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|File name||File version||File
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about
software update terminology, click the following article number to view the
article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates