Error: 1298 Unknown or incorrect time zone: '%s'. (Doc ID 1023757.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

Although the timezone name is correct, MySQL issues an error which says it is unknown or incorrect. Unless you made a typo, it typically means the MySQL server doesn't have the zoneinfo database. Here is an example:

 

Cause

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