Short Description: Change the default polling intervall which sync with the OS time.
|After upgrading a Lotus® Domino® server to release 8, you notice the Domino server's time may run faster or slower than the operating system time. Why does this occur?|
Domino experienced time creep. Time creep can be a slowly increasing difference between Domino and Operating System time from a few seconds to minutes even hours over days. Or time creep can be a time jump where there is a sudden jump in Domino time versus OS time, where the most common jump was 1hr:13 mins as shown in this console log sample:
|Resolving the problem|
These issues have been reported to Quality Engineering as SPR# DBRH7FRQ6R and WBKK7EKQ7X, and have been fixed in Domino 8.0.2 FP1, 8.0.3, and 8.5.
SPR# DBRH7FRQ6R deals with an issue where ticks outside of the semaphore lock which allows Domino to stay in sync with OS time via polling. The default polling interval is 5 minutes, but you can change it using one of these notes.ini parameters:
SERVER_TIMESYNC_INTERVAL = 1 - every 5min (default)
SERVER_TIMESYNC_INTERVAL = 2 - every 1min
SERVER_TIMESYNC_INTERVAL = 3 - every 60min
SERVER_DISABLE_TIMESYNC=1 - disable polling
SPR# WBKK7EKQ7X fixes an old relic of keeping track of the Previous Ticks introduced in Domino 4.0 for OS2, and assures that accurate ticks are obtained.
There is no kown UI setting for this notes.ini variable. But you can specify this setting in the notes.ini settings tab of the configuration settings document.