Bias (UTC)

Last modified: March 16, 2009

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 | Exchange Server 2010

The Bias element represents the general offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This value is in minutes.

<TimeZone>
   <Bias>int</Bias>
</TimeZone>

int

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

TimeZone (Availability)

The container that identifies the date-time information of the request. This element contains information about the transition between standard time and daylight saving time.

The following are the XPath expressions to this element:

  • /GetUserAvailabilityResponse/FreeBusyResponseArray/FreeBusyResponse/FreeBusyView/WorkingHours/TimeZone

  • /GetUserAvailabilityRequest/TimeZone

Text Value

A text value is required. The text value represents an integer.

Remarks

A second Bias element in the schema represents the offset from the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) offset.

Example

The following example shows part of an XML request that identifies an offset of 8 hours from UTC on the client application.

<TimeZone xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types">
  <Bias>480</Bias>
  <StandardTime>
    <Bias>0</Bias>
    <Time>02:00:00</Time>
    <DayOrder>5</DayOrder>
    <Month>10</Month>
    <DayOfWeek>Sunday</DayOfWeek>
  </StandardTime>
  <DaylightTime>
    <Bias>-60</Bias>
    <Time>02:00:00</Time>
    <DayOrder>1</DayOrder>
    <Month>4</Month>
    <DayOfWeek>Sunday</DayOfWeek>
  </DaylightTime>
</TimeZone>

Element Information

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types

Schema Name

Types schema

Validation File

Types.xsd

Can be Empty

False