Why the system Info/System Time is in UTC?

default user time zone set to New york, but why system time still shows UTC time?

System Time17:07:01 +0000
Default user time zone(GMT-05:00) New York

2 answers

The system time zone depends on the server timezone where JIRA is running. If you want to change it you should change either the server timezone or tune the JAVA parameters at startup.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/setting-the-timezone-for-the-java-environment-323392719.html

thank you for the reply

server time shows as EDT as expected.

Thu Mar 17 13:20:07 EDT 2016

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Teodora [Botron]
Published Thursday in Marketplace Apps

Jira Inferno: The Nine Circles of Jira Administration Hell

If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...

396 views 1 13
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot