EM 12c : emctl start agent Fails When Time Zone is Returned as Offset 'GMT+08:00 which is not supported' Reported in emagent.nohup

(Doc ID 1530571.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2014

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.0.2.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installing EM12c R2 Agent on a Windows host Win2003 R2, the prereq check fails on timezone check.
Timezone is set to GMT+0800 (Kuala Lumpur, Singapore) at the OS -> Time zone settings.

Note:  Asia/Calcutta time zone has been deemed obsolete and it has been replaced by Asia/Kolkata.

Passing -ignorePrereqs with agentDeploy.sh allows installation to proceed; but Agent startup fails with below error

/agent_inst/sysman/log/emagent.nohup reports the following error 

Mon Feb 18 08:38:46 2013::Default timezone for the system is:GMT+08:00 which is not supported.  Installing a default timezone of GMT

 

Cause

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