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Incorrect date time from local to UTC saved in database

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I'm looking for some help in resolving a data issue that I'm having. I have a REST service that receives a date as a string. I’m parsing that string into a date field with: 

 

I was originally accepting the date as a date variable, but was having the same issue. The wrong UTC time was being applied or zeroed out. I was expecting my local time to be applied and converted to UTC. This hasn’t been the case and I’m getting UTC time of zero when it should be 03:00 or 04:00. The result is that the wrong date is saved in the database breaking my data. 

When  I check the data, this is what I’m seeing. 

UTC time: 2019-05-13 00:00:00.000
Session time: 2019-05-13 00:00:00.000 +0000

I've reviewed the Mendix forums without much success and https://docs.mendix.com/refguide/date-and-time-handling wasn't overly helpful.

I'm not sure what I'm missing, but it seems like my option is to change all my date variables to strings, which I'd prefer not to.

 

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Is this rest service called in user context? if yes, I would expect the same as you. If it runs in system context, there is no local time and the behavior you see is what i would expect.

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