This Natural profile parameter specifies a time differential to be applied to the Natural time/date setting to ensure that the current local time/date is used, rather than the computer center time/date.
||During session initialization, Natural compares the physical
(store clock) and logical (system environment) machine times and uses the
difference between the two as the setting for the
|| Hours, minutes and seconds from
The specified time is added to or subtracted from the physical machine time to set the time/date to be used by Natural.
|1 to 32 characters||Name of the time zone to be used. This must be defined as a
valid time zone in the
|Specification within session||no|
|Application programming interface||
||See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.|
This parameter is applicable in an environment in which remote nodes are being used in a computer network.
With VSE-type operating systems,
// ZONE and
//DATE JCL statements are honored with
can also affect the setting of the profile parameter
TD=6 (6 hours ahead) TD=(5,30) (5 hours and 30 minutes ahead) TD=(-6,12,30) (6 hours, 12 minutes and 30 seconds behind) TD='USA-EST' (eastern time zone as defined in NTTZ macro)