Recurring advertisements or maintenance windows start to run an hour later or earlier than expected when the time is changed because of DST in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenarios.
  • You define recurring advertisements or maintenance windows in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to run on a schedule before daylight saving time (DST) changes occur. Then, DST changes occur.

    In this scenario, the recurring advertisements or maintenance windows start to run or execute an hour later than expected.
  • You define recurring advertisements or maintenance windows in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to run on a schedule when DST changes occur. Then, DST changes do not occur.

    In this scenario, the recurring advertisements or maintenance windows start to run or execute an hour earlier than expected.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix 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 hotfix.

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 hotfix. 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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 Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
System Center Configuration Manager 2007
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.14851,71231-Dec-200721:55x86
Mp.msiNot Applicable8,750,08031-Dec-200721:55Not Applicable
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.148364,54431-Dec-200721:55x86
Sccm2007ac-rtm-kb956259-x86.mspNot Applicable3,429,37601-Jan-200809:55Not Applicable
Smscliui.exe4.0.5931.148348,67231-Dec-200721:55x86
Smsse.dll4.0.5931.12144,47231-Dec-200719:30x86
Srvwinmgr.dll4.0.5931.148113,66431-Dec-200721:55x86
Updatesdeployment.dll4.0.5931.148525,31231-Dec-200721:55x86
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.148406,01631-Dec-200721:55IA-64
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.1481,725,95231-Dec-200721:55IA-64
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.148160,76831-Dec-200721:55x64
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.148740,86431-Dec-200721:55x64
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 ICP1 or ICP2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.14851,71231-Dec-200721:55x86
Clispy.exe4.0.5931.144276,48031-Dec-200721:35x86
Mp.msiNot Applicable8,750,08031-Dec-200721:35Not Applicable
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.148364,54431-Dec-200721:55x86
Sccm2007ac-rtm-kb956259-x86.mspNot Applicable3,430,91201-Jan-200809:35Not Applicable
Smscliui.exe4.0.5931.148348,67231-Dec-200721:55x86
Smsse.dll4.0.5931.12144,47231-Dec-200719:30x86
Srvwinmgr.dll4.0.5931.148113,66431-Dec-200721:55x86
Updatesdeployment.dll4.0.5931.148525,31231-Dec-200721:55x86
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.148406,01631-Dec-200721:55IA-64
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.1481,725,95231-Dec-200721:55IA-64
Advertsched.dll4.0.5931.148160,76831-Dec-200721:55x64
Scanagent.dll4.0.5931.148740,86431-Dec-200721:55x64

WORKAROUND

To work around the issue, redefine all recurring advertisements or maintenance windows when time is changed because of DST.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the same problem in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
959257 Recurring advertisements or maintenance windows start to run an hour later or earlier than expected when the time is changed because of DST in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 956259 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
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