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server log times off

Question asked by justinc on Mar 14, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 14, 2017 by justinc

I noticed an odd issue on one of our servers this morning.

 

I was doing some Backup maintenance this morning - I created a new schedule and ran it on the server to backup the DBs hosted there.  I then noticed in the Logs that the Backup was apparently run at 4:06 PM.

 

That's the odd part - I'm on the west coast and my computer's clock reads about 9:50AM right now.

This server is on the east coast and it's clock reads   12:50PM right now.

How did these log entries get tagged with a time of 4:06PM, when they were run at about 12:06PM (from the server's point of view)?

 

The time zone for the server is correctly defined as East Coast (UTC -5).

 

New log entries continue to show up about 4 hours ahead of the system clock on this server.  This could make it difficult to track down issues...

 

This server is running 14.02 on Windows Server 2012 R2.

 

Thanks,

J

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