My Oracle Support Banner

Time Zone Conversion for Moscow (Russia) is Incorrect. GMT to Moscow is Four Hours, OTM is Using Three Hours. (Doc ID 1533816.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version 6.2.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On OTM 6.2.8 OTM is getting the time difference for Moscow wrong.

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
---------------
OTM is using a 3 hour difference from GMT to Moscow time when it should be using a 4 hour difference.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
-----------------------
Expect OTM to carry out the correct time conversion.

STEPS
-----------------------
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1 - Log onto an OTM 6.2 system.

2 - Click on the Time Zones link in the 'Ask' section of OTM.

3 - Enter the following:

From:
Date: 25/02/2013
Time: 07:30 AM
Time Zone: Moscow Standard Time (Eurpoe/Moscow).

To :
Select Country: UNITED KINGDOM

4 - The result is:

04:30 Europe/London.

This is incorrect, London is currently using GMT, which is 4 hours behind Moscow, not 3. When the UK moves to BST (British Summer Time) the time difference will then be 3 hours.


Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
References


This document is being delivered to you via Oracle Support's Rapid Visibility (RaV) process and therefore has not been subject to an independent technical review.
My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.