The datetime zone id <xxxxx> is not recognized when trying to launch a job

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Article ID: 198246

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction

When trying to launch a job run, you encounter an error about the time zone not being recognized.

Cause

The issue was related to the Joda time library which had been upgraded in 6.9.61 used to check time zones. Some codes are too ambiguous as they do not represent summer or winter time.

Code has changed to reflect this limitation from Joda Time Library.

Environment

Release : 6.10

Component : Univiewer.Console

 

Resolution

Solution:

Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix version(s): 
Component: Univiewer.Console
Dollar Universe 6.10.62 - available

 

Workaround for Unix/Linux nodes:

Change the TZ variable in the values.xml file to a valid time zone setting, such as "GMT-5".
The node must be restarted for the change to take effect.

Example:
Change this: <var id="TZ">localtime</var>
To this: <var id="TZ">GMT-5</var>

 

Workaround for Windows:

Downgrade UVC to previously working version (6.8.41 or 6.9.x).

Workaround for Windows 2:

Change the timezone of the server hosting Tomcat (if using the Webconsole) or the Workstation ( if using Standalone / Webstart) and align it with the Dollar Universe node.

You can check the timezone in Windows via the command:

tgselect /g