OBIEE11g Clock Skew Error is Logged in Sawlog, "Files are being created in the past"
Last updated on MAY 12, 2017
Applies to:Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52.0 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On OBIEE 220.127.116.11, the following error message is logged every 60 minutes in sawlog.
[2015-01-01T00:00:00.000-00:00] [OBIPS] [ERROR:16] 
[ecid: 0000000000000000000000000000000000,0,0000] [tid: 0000000000]
Files are being created in the past.
The NFS mounted File System server system time and the OBIPS server system time are off by more than 1 seconds.
This can lead to undefined behaviour in OBIPS.
Please see your system administrator to ensure the clocks are synchronized.[[
task: Detect Clock Skew
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