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Oracle Server date [message #295064] Mon, 21 January 2008 04:27 Go to next message
deepak samal
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How can i check the oracle server date. Is it possible that i can change the oracle server date.

I think SysDate gives the system date.
select sysdate from dual; -- Gives the system date

so how can i get the oracle server date.

Please help me out.

thanks in advance
Re: Oracle Server date [message #295070 is a reply to message #295064] Mon, 21 January 2008 04:36 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Michel Cadot
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From documentation: "SYSDATE returns the current date and time set for the operating system on which the database resides."
So this is server date.

Re: Oracle Server date [message #295071 is a reply to message #295064] Mon, 21 January 2008 04:39 Go to previous message
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Oracle takes date/time values from OS. Manipulate OS date /time if you desire.


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