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Inclusion of Time Zone in Open PDC Daily reports

May 26, 2015 at 6:06 AM
Open PDC reporting feature generates reports for a day and statistics for last five days, unable to comprehend that, whether these reports are according to UTC time, or Local time ?
For our case we are in UTC + 5:30 time zone , whether daily generated daily reports are for local time day wise ??
May 27, 2015 at 4:17 PM
Hi rajkumara,

The data in the reports is based on the time recorded in the historian which should be UTC. There is a bit of confusion in the openPDC Manager, however. When generating a report via that page, the openPDC service validates the date entered to make sure it is not a current or future date before attempting to generate a report. The service, however, uses local time for its validation rather than UTC. We've identified this as an issue and are in the process of releasing a fix. The same goes for the time entered for automatic reporting, which is currently using the openPDC service's local time and will be using UTC in the future.

Thanks,
Stephen