ODA Workaround for Turkey Daylight Savings Time for October 2016 ( Oracle Database Appliance ) (Doc ID 2197632.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Oracle Database Appliance configuration impacted by Turkey's recent 2016 TZ rules change to retain the UTC +3:00 offset indefinitely.

NOTE: Not all users will require updating the TZ settings or the steps and information provided in this note:

IF you are not using Turkey Timezone offsets for your servers, clients,agent or business needs including scheduling or data you may want to wait until the upcoming 12.1.2.9 ODA Patch Bundle.
The upcoming ODA 12.1.2.9 patchset bundle will include the definitions for the Turkey Timezone changes as well as other TZ values as appropriate.

 

Changes

 These steps are for Oracle Database Appliance users and configuration impacted by Turkey's recent 2016 TZ rules change to retain the UTC +3:00 offset indefinitely.

Cause

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