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NMS Dates and Times are Being Recorded in the Wrong Format (Doc ID 1109450.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Network Management System - Version 1.7.1.1 and later
Oracle Network Management for Utilities - DMS - Version 1.10.0.1 to 1.10.0.1 [Release 1.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

**Disclaimer:** This KM article may include the following abbreviations:

NMS - Oracle Network Management System

During the course of normal operations, jobs are being recorded with the wrong completion date.

This error message appears in the system's log file:

DateTimeEntry::initValues()
file specified by DATEMSK environment variable specifies format strings matching more than one of the following dates:
12/31/99 23:59
31/12/99 23:59
99/12/31 23:59


The issue can be reproduced at will, on a system where both the month number and the day number are less than or equal to the 2-digit year value, with the following steps:

  1. Create call.
  2. Open device.
  3. Close device for a restoration.
  4. Examine the restoration date in the jobs table.

Changes

 

Cause

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