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The workflow of publishing local date fields from ArcMap to ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Server is unclear.

Last Published: May 5, 2021 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000087971
SubmittedMay 29, 2015
Last ModifiedMay 5, 2021
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemN/A
Operating System VersionN/A
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

Upgrade to ArcGIS Pro which supports inputting the time zone of date fields in publishing time in the Share as Web Layer interface.


  • Enable time on the layer and set a timezone on the date field before publishing.
  • Embed a process in the workflow to convert local time to UTC before publishing.
  • Convert the date-time field to a text field.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087971


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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