Applying the DSTv33 update for the Oracle Database
(Doc ID 2505056.1)
Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124.0 [Release 11.2 to 18] Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52.0 [Release 11.2 to 18] Information in this document applies to any platform.
RDBMS DSTv33 Patch 28852325 and OJVM DSTv33 Patch 28852334 are proactively done for all supported versions and platforms
This note will give an overview on what checks to perform before applying the DSTv33 update. Note that all DST patches are always cumulative, which means they contain also ALL the previous DST changes / corrections.
Please note that SYSDATE is NOT affected by "Oracle DST patches" seen SYSDATE is purely depending on the OS to get the time. So even an "unpatched database" will return a correct SYSDATE if the server (OS) time is correct. For "sysdate" you do not need any DST patch note 1627439.1 How to diagnose wrong time ( SYSDATE and SYSTIMESTAMP) after DST change , server reboot , database restart or installation when connecting to a database on an Unix server For more information about Timestamp with (local) Time Zone please check Note 340512.1 Timestamps & time zones - Frequently Asked Questions
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