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Why is central admin time different from server time?

I have seen this question asked before (not here) but have never seen anyone with a genuine answer, usually people provide lots of info surrounding how Sharepoint has a different timezome for each ...
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Set DateTime (utc) to listitem (CSOM, SP2013)

How to set UTC timezone to a listitem's DateTime field without executing query each time? This would be slow for many datetime fields and items: var utc = DateTime.UtcNow; var localTime = ...
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SharePoint showing different time zone

I have created a SharePoint application which has a specific time zone. The Windows server where SQL Server and SharePoint are installed are using same time zone. When I create a new item in list in ...
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Pass date as parameter in REST request

I've been banging my head against my desk for a while now trying to use this REST endpoint in order to convert local time to UTC time. The specific url I'm using is this: ...
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DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem

It seems that the datetime value which is entered into a DateTimeField is always stored as UTC no matter what timezone is configured for the current user. Only the output on the page is displayed in ...
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Making DateTime fields ignore user timezones

We have a number of forms using a standard DFWP to serve up some simple forms. A few of these forms have datetime fields only showing the date portion. We're experiencing some issues where user A in ...
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SharePoint DateTime issue when date is saved using CSOM

The timezone set in SharePoint Online is EST and when it is being saved to SharePoint using CSOM/ECMA script from location with UTC +5:30 timezone the date is reduced. Everytime we edit the time is ...
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Event receiver After Properties Item Updating Date field is one day off

Experts, Can anyone explain me why I am getting 1 day less From a Date Only picker in Item updating event receiver ... this happens for After properties value. Basically I am trying to validate ...
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Share Point Calendar time zone not correct

When importing a Share Point calendar into Outlook the time zone is incorrect. Does the Outlook calendar time zone override Share Point? The regional setting is PST but when importing the Share ...
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Saving and fetching DateTime values

I have now confused myself how the SharePoint SPListItem DateTime field values should be set and fetched. I'm doing comparison of the dates, and running into issues probably due to me doing double Utc ...
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XSLT Force Time Zone

Using XSLT, is there a way to show the time for a specific time-zone? e.g. Resolved: <xsl:value-of select="ddwrt:FormatDate(@ResolvedDate, 3081, 2, [TimeZone])"/>
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Use a colleagues' browser settings to detect their time zone and update the date format and time to reflect the time in their time zone

In the Events web part, the date displayed should reflect the date for the event based on the user’s time zone. Can this be achieved by client side This is the sample events webpart: I have till ...
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how to send workflow emails in a specific time zone in sharepoint

We have a situation where the requests created in SharePoint list, go for approval to "Approvers". Now some approvers are in US and some in UK. Can we do something to send emails during a certain ...
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Incorrect Modified Dates on SharePoint Online for clients in other timezones

I've run into a strange problem with SharePoint Online. When updating or creating entries in a list using the Client Object Model, the modified date on the affected list item seems to be stored with ...
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Getting time zone from SharePoint

I have clock application which works fine, until user changes language to different than English. The problem lies because SPRegionalSettings.GlobalTimeZones property returns time zone collection in ...
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Timezone.xml editing

I need to update the Timezone.xml file in my Sharepoint server (2010). This file hasn't been updated since 2009. Do I need to add all the "history" tags of all the previous years (there were changes ...
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What functionality and API may be affected by DST and TZ changes? What to test?

As the 2014 RTZ datetime changes weren't implemented smoothly by SharePoint, let's brainstorm on what has and could go wrong with another change like that. So the question is: what test cases to ...
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SOAP returns DateTime with timezone offset added to minutes

I am using the Ruby gem 'viewpoint/spws' (from a RHEL 6 server) to insert items into a Sharepoint list via SOAP. It seems that the DateTime fields being passed are being incorrectly interpreted by ...
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Convert an SPTimeZone to a TimeZoneInfo Object

I am working with the Exchange Managed API on SharePoint and in order to correctly get date/time information from the Exchange Managed API I need to pass it a TimeZoneInfo object when initializing the ...
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What is the default timezone setting for a web application?

We have a sharepoint server that is in pacific time. There are several webapps and they do not have a timezone specified (Manage Web Application > Web Application > General Settings > Default ...
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change server date time to local date time

how to change the server date time to local date time using javascript. I am using following function for getting the server time.Now i want to change this time to local time zone. function ...
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SharePoint Alert Email Messages and SPUser.RegionalSettings?

All, SharePoint 2010, I have setup an Alert on a Calendar (Events) list. I have set to be notified on any change to the items in the list (add, edit, delete). I have changed my user profile for the ...
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Is there a reliable way to get a Date Time with the proper timezone into a list?

I have current project where they want a time related deadline inserted into a task list. No matter what I use for the date/time it always seems to be off by and hour or two. I am in EST using my ...
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Daylight saving time and UTC

Can someone confirm that using UTC date storage in lists can cause problems after summer time ends? I'm in the UK, during the summertime i was in UTC+1. So when i saved a date field using the ...
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How can I have soap call return UTC time instead of server local time?

I am using this interface to access sharepoint. However, I found server returns server local time to me. But I really want UTC time. Is there any way I can achieve that? GetList call returns the ...
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how to get client context in a external js file

I have a SharePoint event list where start date and end date needs to be formatted to clients time zone. I am thinking of getting the regional settings and then converting the time. I have to write ...
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Time zone shift problem for dates in AfterProperties of list item event receiver for events from Outlook

I need to analyze the "EndDate" of events inside SharePoint 2013 standard calendar items from a list item event receiver and cancel some modifications based on time of this date. I have this code for ...
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SPWeb.RegionalSettings.TimeZones

Apparently each SPWeb can have it's own list of TimeZones (assuming that is why there is a TimeZones property on each SPWeb's RegionalSettings). Why could/would a web/site within a site ...