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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-61972

Time is wrongly displayed on running Jobs

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: core
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Jenkins ver. 2.204.1
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    • Released As:
      Jenkins 2.240

      Description

      It appears there is an issue with Jenkins displaying time. I have suffered from two issues of which the second is more problematic.

      When I started using Jenkins at $NEW_COMPANY I had configured my timezone to be Europe/Brussels (CEST). And while Jenkins reported time as CEST, the actual time shown was UTC.

      The below job was started at 11:36 CEST !

      I assumed there was a timezone/time misconfiguration on the Jenkins server itself. After reporting we started to play around with the settings. I believed when changing my user timezone to Etc/UTC I would see a reported time with 2 hours behind. But lo and behold, the UTC time was the same (and correctly so) reported as UTC.

      So no problem for people living in a UTC timezone. However when going back to timezone Europe/Brussels, now the behavior was different:

      On initial refresh of the page all times were correct displaying the correct timezone. However a second later the time is updated using UTC time and CEST reported as timezone.

      So I experienced 2 problems, of which the second is worse as there appears no corrective action.

      • After initially setting up the correct timezone, all reported times where UTC while reporting the (user configured) CEST timezone (so 2 hours behind real time)
      • When switching to UTC and back to CEST, only the running jobs are showing UTC time with a report CEST timezone

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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment -

            Also to anyone that is a GitHub Owner on jenkinsci, could they add the "Quick Links" feature where you can just type JENKINS-XXXXX and it'll automatically make it a link to this Jira project? Oleg Nenashev maybe?

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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment - Also to anyone that is a GitHub Owner on jenkinsci, could they add the "Quick Links" feature where you can just type JENKINS-XXXXX and it'll automatically make it a link to this Jira project? Oleg Nenashev maybe?
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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - - edited

            Autolinks are available in repositories with GitHub Pro, GitHub Team, GitHub Enterprise Cloud, and GitHub Enterprise Server.

            Doesn't seem worth the almost 100k USD it would cost per year.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - - edited Autolinks are available in repositories with GitHub Pro, GitHub Team, GitHub Enterprise Cloud, and GitHub Enterprise Server. Doesn't seem worth the almost 100k USD it would cost per year.
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            oleg_nenashev Oleg Nenashev added a comment -

            +1 to what Daniel Beck says. 

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            oleg_nenashev Oleg Nenashev added a comment - +1 to what Daniel Beck  says. 
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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment -

            Makes sense, wasn't aware fo this. Agreed definitely not worth 100k per year. 

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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment - Makes sense, wasn't aware fo this. Agreed definitely not worth 100k per year. 
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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment -

            Assigning to Dag Wieers to close. 

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            silentsnowman Nathan Grubb added a comment - Assigning to Dag Wieers to close. 

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              • Assignee:
                dag Dag Wieers
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                dag Dag Wieers
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