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AF Client Time Zone Versus PI Data Archive Time Zone

Question asked by TimCarmichael Champion on Aug 30, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 30, 2017 by TimCarmichael

We have an AF server with Asset Analytics that is processing calculations for 7 different PI servers.

Of those 7 servers, 5 observe Daylight Savings Time, 2 are always in Eastern Standard Time.

An application using the PI-OLEDB driver is pulling data through the AF server from the 2 PI servers that are always on EST.

The data extracted has a date/time in DST, which is causing an issue for data validation.

So... is there a setting in AF comparable to the Client Time Zone / PI Data Archive Time Zone setting in PI-Datalink?

Is there such a setting in the PI-OLEDB driver?

If the data is pulled with PI-OLEDB, how is the time zone determined?


Or... do I simply need to tell the people pulling the data they will have to adjust for DST / EST on their end?