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Production Weblogic Server in Linux Box Printing Logs With Wrong Time Stamp During Day Light Savings (Doc ID 2387171.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Platform - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Commerce logs can have wrong timestamps.

Reproducible Steps:

1) Set system date/time to around March 20th - March 31st 2018

2) Set JVM time zone (e.g. -Duser.timezone) to "Pacific/Auckland"

3) Startup ATG instance on WebLogic and observe ATG logging going to ATG logs (e.g. info.log, warning.log, etc.) and to console has wrong time and wrong DST timezone.

That is, WebLogic logging has:

Note: Oracle Commerce logging is one hour before and shows timezone as NZST instead of NZDT.  FYI, in 2018, the cutover from NZDT to NZST happened on April 1st.

(Note New Zealand is reversed as daylight savings is in their "summer" which is winter for Northern Hemisphere; so that is why they go back one hour in April and go forward one hour in October or November.)





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