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Info: Storing time and presenting the Timestamp to the user

Applies To:

All Director Versions

All Trust Protection Platform versions

Summary:

Databases

  • The MSSQL or Oracle database stores its times in GMT or Epoch.

User Interfaces

  • WebAdmin gets times from the database and translates them to the localized time of the server hosting the UI ( The IIS server ).
  • Workflow tickets in the workflow tree in Web Admin are localized to the user’s browser time zone (controlled by operating system).
  • Aperture localizes to the user’s browser’s time zone.

More Info:

Timestamps show up in many locations within Venafi. Here we have collected a few of the places:

Certificate Status in WebAdmin

  

Default SQL Channel log in Venafi

  

Config Contains database

 

Log table in database epoch.

 

Discovery_results in the database is UTC

 

Discovery Jobs in the database

 

Config Locks in the database

 

 ORACLE Specific

 

Discovery jobs Oracle Database

 

Config Locks

 

 

File Channel is UTC, unless the 'Translate' option is selected. Then, it will switch to the local server time in UTF-8 format.

 

 

 

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