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Cronjob schedule different timezone than default system time for savedsearches

Splunker2024
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I ran a |REST search to export the list of savedsearches along with their cronjob schedules.  The cronjob scheduled are not showing the time in UTC time.

ex | REST output for a search shows cronjob of 10 14 * * *,  but when I look at the REPORT tab on the SHC and see the list of saved searches, the "Next Scheduled Time" column shows 2024-04-07 18:10:00 UTC

My SHC and deployers splunk servers are both set to UTC as the default system time.  On the SHC UI, when I log in, my preferences are also set to view data in "default system time".  I am physically located in an Eastern Time Zone.

I am trying to see how to fix this so the |REST output of saved searches and their cronjob schedule is in UTC.


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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Try changing your user preferences to show times explicitly in UTC.  If the cron time changes to "10 18 * * *" then the system timestamp is Americas/New_York rather than UTC.

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