11.2.0.3 Wrong Sysdate Returned for Connections Through Listener if Database is Started With srvctl (Doc ID 1476294.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

11.2.0.3 Grid Infrastructure, if the database is started with srvctl, connections through listener shows wrong sysdate:

SQL> select to_char(sysdate,'yyyy/mm/dd hh24:mi') from dual;

TO_CHAR(SYSDATE,
----------------
2012/08/01 11:00

However, when database is started from sqlplus, or when connecting via beq protocol without going through listener, the issue does not happen.

Cause

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