Jobs Scheduling through Crontab - Days of Week shift every time the job is submitted

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Article ID: 225419

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Issue/Introduction

We have noticed an issue with Crontab formats getting changed automatically. Steps to reproduce it are as below:

  1. Navigate to Home -> Reports and Jobs. Click on the "Jobs" tab
  2. Filter for "Post Timesheets" job, click on it, and do the following:
    1. Change "Job Name" to "Testing"
    2. "When" = "Scheduled"
    3. "Start Date" and "Start Time" to be set to the future
    4. Click on "Set Recurrence"
      1. Click on "Use UNIX crontab entry format"
      2. Populate with "0 12 * * 1,2,3,4,5"
      3. Save and Return
    5. Submit
  3. Click on the job from step 2 again. Do no change. Submit again
  4. Open the job for a third time, and click on "Set Recurrence" again

Expected Results:

The Crontab's value is set to "0 12 * * 1,2,3,4,5"

Actual Results:

The Crontab's value has changed to "0 12 * * 3,4,5,6,0"

Cause

This issue is being tracked via DE62781.

Environment

Version: 15.9.2, 15.9.3

Resolution

The issue is currently under review by Product Management.