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  • Setting a Default Time Zone
    The server time zone applies to the entire database. Use Database Control (36.24) to specify the time zone of the database. You should do this before defining users since the time zone specified here defaults when new user records are created.

    Database Control (36.24)
    Enter the time zone associated with the server machine for the current database. The system verifies that this is a valid time zone defined in Multiple Time Zones Maintenance (
    When a new user is created in User Maintenance (36.3.1), the user time zone defaults from the server time zone.
    If you are using the optional Service/Support Management module and the Multiple Time Zone option is activated in Service Management Control (11.24) for any domain in the database, this field cannot be modified here. Instead, you must use the Server Time Zone Change Utility (
    Note: The OID Generator Code in Database Control is used to assign unique object identifiers (OIDs) to database records for auditing purposes. The code is assigned during system implementation. See the installation guide for your system for information.