DBCA Ignores OS Timezone EUROPE/HELSINKI While Setting STIME And/Or DBMS_SCHEDULER.GET_SYS_TIME_ZONE_NAME Yields Wrong Output
Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
- In a 11g database that is installed in system where Operating System timezone is Europe/Helsinki, scheduler's timezone is set to AFRICA/CAIRO when database is created using DBCA.
- Similarly, in a 12c database (with same OS timezone) is set to Asia/Nikosia. This issue is specific to the timezone - Europe/Helsinki
- If the TZ variable is set, the STIME is set properly to EUROPE/HELSINKI
- Another Symptom is that DBMS_SCHEDULER.GET_SYS_TIME_ZONE_NAME yeilds wrong output, if Operating System timezone is Europe/Helsinki and TZ variable is not set.
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