Article ID: 124449, created on Feb 13, 2015, last review on Sep 11, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation 6.0
  • Operations Automation 5.5

Symptoms

There will be a Daylight shift in Russia on October 2014. How Daylight-shift will affect customers installations in Russia? And what should we update on customers servers to get correct timezones?

Resolution

All information in database is stored in UTC timezone, and timezone conversion is made on behalf of OA UI service and OA management node. Please use the following instructions to get correct timezones:

  1. Download the TZUpdater tool archive from Oracle website to OA UI nodes
  2. unzip it
  3. Issue

    # service pemui stop
    # /usr/bin/java -jar tzupdater.jar -v -u -bc
    # service pemui start
    

For OACI, however, the sequence is a bit different:

Locate the java binary that runs vm2vf jar. For example, issue on instance manager node:

# ps ax | grep vm2vf
547 ?        Sl     1:22 /usr/java/default/bin/java

So on step 3. the sequence would be:

# service PACI-im stop
# /usr/java/default/bin/java -jar tzupdater.jar -v -u -bc
# service PACI-im start

Please note for OSA 6.0 node java process should be located in the same way as for OACI:

# ps aux | grep java
547 ?        Sl     1:22/usr/java/latest/bin/java 

Important note for latest versions of tzupdater (2.0 and above): Latest version of tzupdater, available from Orcale (currently 2.1) has slightly different syntax.

To check currently installed tzdata version, use the following command (assumming you have located java binary already):

# /usr/java/latest/bin/java -jar tzupdater.jar -V

To update tzdata, please issue the following command as root:

# /usr/java/latest/bin/java -jar tzupdater.jar -v -l http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/tzdata-latest.tar.gz

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