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DST Australia/Sydney: Starting agent fails with timezone error on AIX (Doc ID 750694.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

Even after applying the DST <patch 6672979>, Agent is not starting on AIX platform.

$emctl start agent

Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 10.2.0.1.0.
Copyright (c) 1996, 2005 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting agent ...... failed.
The agentTZRegion value in AGENT_HOME/sysman/config/emd.properties is not in
agreement with what agent thinks it should be.Please verify your environment to make sure that TZ
setting has not changed since the last start of the agent.
If you modified the timezone setting in the environment, please stop the agent and exectute 'emctl
resetTZ agent' and also execute the script mgmt_target.set_agent_tzrgn(<agent_name>,
<new_tz_rgn>) to get the value propagated to repository.Consult the log files in:
AGENT_HOME/sysman/log


@oracle:AGENT_HOME/bin: ./emctl resetTZ agent

Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 4 Grid Control 10.2.0.4.0.
Copyright (c) 1996, 2007 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Updating AGENT_HOME/sysman/config/emd.properties...
----- Wed Oct 29 15:46:01 2008::tzOffset for +10:00 is 600(min), but agent is runnning with
tzOffset 660(min)
-----
----- Wed Oct 29 15:46:01 2008::trying again after waiting for 1 sec to account for daylight
transition
-----
----- Wed Oct 29 15:46:01 2008::tzOffset for +10:00 is 600(min), but agent is runnning with
tzOffset 660(min)
-----
resetTZ failed.
The agentTZRegion in:
AGENT_HOME/sysman/config/emd.properties
is not in agreement with what the agent thinks it should be.
Fix your environment.
Pick a TZ value that corresponds to time zone settings listed in:
AGENT_HOME/sysman/admin/supportedtzs.lst

emagent.nohup:
--------------

----- Wed Oct 29 13:27:50 2008::The agentTZRegion value in AGENT_HOME/sysman/config/emd.properties is not in agreement with what agent thinks it should be.Please verify your environment to make sure that TZ setting has not changed since the last start of the agent.
If you modified the timezone setting in the environment, please stop the agent and exectute 'emctl resetTZ agent' and also execute the script mgmt_target.set_agent_tzrgn(<agent_name>, <new_tz_rgn>) to get the value propagated to repository -----
----- Wed Oct 29 13:51:36 2008::tzOffset for +10:00 is 600(min), but agent is runnning with tzOffset 660(min)
-----
----- Wed Oct 29 13:51:36 2008::trying again after waiting for 1 sec to account for daylight transition
-----
----- Wed Oct 29 13:51:36 2008::tzOffset for +10:00 is 600(min), but agent is runnning with tzOffset 660(min)

Cause

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