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Does Java Determine the Date/Time from the Operating System or the Hardware Clock (Doc ID 2619721.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle JRockit - Version R28.2.0 and later
Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


For the following APIs, does Java determine the date/time information from the operating system (OS) or the hardware clock?


Note that the JRockit date/time implementation is the same as Java SE 6, so this information also applies to JRockit.


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