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JDK IS SEEING INCORRECT DEFAULT TIMEZONE ON WINDOWS PLATFORM (Doc ID 420075.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 9.0.4.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are running Oracle Application Server or Oracle Containers for J2EE on a Windows platform and have revised the O/S settings for your windows system by using Mircosoft's "tzedit.exe"  or  "timezone.exe" as described in:

Daylight Saving Time Help and Support Center for home users
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/dst_hu2?systemlist=w32

After doing so, java processes running on the system are not correctly setting the default timezone for the JVM process for the O/S default value, though that appears to be set correctly in the "Date/Time Settings" control panel.

When you run the DstTest tes case (from Note#409144.1) the "Current TimeZone" is shown as "GMT" which does not support Daylight Time:

Cause

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