This article provides a brief description of all the configurable settings found under Configuration > Set Date and Time. This option can also be found via Menu > Settings on the MFP user interface.
NOTE: Security permissions set on the device may prevent access to these settings.
Bold text indicates MFP default settings.
EWS = Embedded Web Server
EWS Setting Purpose Configuration Selections Available Time Zone Sets time zone, DST (Daylight Saving Time) offsets and UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) offsets. See 'Additional Information and Related Articles' below. Current Date and Time Displays current time held by RTC (Real Time Clock) or NTP (Network Time Protocol). End user reference only Set Date and Time Manual entry of Year, Month, Day, Hour and Minutes (YYYY-MM-DD-HH:MM). Value specified by end user DST Mode Determines whether or not the MFP will attempt to establish correct time during time changes. Automatic or Manual Daylight Savings Determines whether or not the device will attempt to establish proper time change during DST periods.
Yes or No
NOTE: Changing this value to No requires that DST mode be set to Manual.
Time Server If NTP (Network Time Protocol) is utilized on the network, this setting may be set to IP. This may be needed or desired for consistent synchronization of time and date. None or IP. Time Server Name Name or IP address of the time server. Host name or IP address of the NTP server. Allow NTP Broadcast Allows the MFP to broadcast SNMP beacons in an attempt to locate the NTP server. Off or On.
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-Click here for an overview of the same configuration settings in the MFP Menus Guide.
-Click here for an article regarding the 2007 DST changes in the U.S.
-Click here for an article regarding the 2007 DST changes for Lexmark Solutions and Support Tools.
-Click here for an article which references DST options and accessibility via MarkVision Professional 11.
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