Timestamp And Logoff_time Columns In Audit views Are In Different Time Zones in 10g (Doc ID 271615.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4
***Checked for relevance on 15-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

From 10g onwards the time shown in TIMESTAMP and LOGOFF_TIME columns are in different time zones for all the audit views which have the timestamp column like DBA_AUDIT_TRAIL, DBA_AUDIT_SESSION, DBA_AUDIT_STATEMENT, DBA_AUDIT_EXISTS. etc.. The same applies to the USER_ and ALL_ audit views also.

Cause

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