Sun Java System Calendar Server 6.3 Administration Guide

19.2.2 Modifying an Existing Time Zone

This section describes how to modify an existing time zone. For example, you might want to change the name of a time zone, such as “America/Phoenix” to “US/Arizona”.

ProcedureTo Modify an Existing Time Zone

  1. Modify the time-zone block for the time zone you want to change in the following file:


    If you are changing a time-zone name, change the TZID entry to the new name.

  2. Modify the getDisplayNameofTZID template in the following file:


    where: language specifies the directory for the language your site is using. For example: en for English or fr for French.

    If you are changing the name, change the existing time-zone name to the new name.

  3. Modify the following XML files for changes to the time zone:




    For information about the entries in these files, see 19.2.1 Adding a New Time Zone.

  4. If the change affects the default time zone for user preferences, modify the “icsTimeZone” entry in the following file:


    Note –

    Steps 2, 3, and 4 are required only if you use the Calendar Express user interface.

  5. Stop (if necessary) and then restart Calendar Server for your time zone changes to take effect.