Bug 972739 - Default time zone in New VM dialog
Default time zone in New VM dialog
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ovirt-engine (Show other bugs)
3.1.0
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity medium
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: 3.2.1
Assigned To: Martin Betak
Jiri Belka
virt
: Improvement, ZStream
Depends On: 873795
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Reported: 2013-06-10 09:58 EDT by Idith Tal-Kohen
Modified: 2013-11-27 19:07 EST (History)
18 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Default time zone behavior in the "New Virtual Machine" window has been updated.
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Clone Of: 873795
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Last Closed: 2013-07-16 09:41:44 EDT
Type: Bug
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Comment 1 Michal Skrivanek 2013-06-11 01:50:20 EDT
note: this is actually about applying defaults set in engine-config. By default new VMs will be created with GMT(UTC) initial timezone setting which is what most people want for Linux OSes
Comment 5 Jiri Belka 2013-06-17 06:17:41 EDT
ok, rhevm-3.2.1-0.31.el6ev.noarch.

engine=> select * from vdc_options where option_name like '%TimeZone%';
 option_id |      option_name       |   option_value    | version 
-----------+------------------------+-------------------+---------
       372 | DefaultWindowsTimeZone | GMT Standard Time | general
       373 | DefaultGeneralTimeZone | Etc/GMT           | general
(2 rows)

* related issues:

1) engine-config part is not done yet, but this can be solved by adding option_name(s) into /etc/ovirt-engine/engine-config/engine-config.properties, restarting ovirt-engine. then one can use rhevm-config to define its own TZ. (BZ974982)

2) if one would put "incorrect" TZ, the value in UI dialog does not show original default fallback but it does show - default: null
(BZ974985)

# rhevm-config -g DefaultWindowsTimeZone
DefaultWindowsTimeZone: Europe/Prague version: general

this shows mentioned - default:null
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-16 09:41:44 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2013-1048.html

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