Mission Control and Time Zones

Sometimes when you use Mission Control remotely, or when analyzing a Flight Recording from a computer in another time zone, you may want to use the same time zone in the Mission Control client as the remote computer. You may, for instance, have access to logs where the time stamps are in the remote computer’s time zone, and you would want all the time stamps in the Flight Recorder user interface to be in the same time zone. Of course, one way to do this is to change the time zone of the computer running the Mission Control client. However, an easier way is to add the user.timezone parameter to the Mission Control launcher, like this:

jrmc -J-Duser.timezone=PST

Substitute PST for the time zone needed, e.g. EST, GMT, CET.

On some machines you will not be able to use abbreviated time zone names. On such machines, simply use the full time zone name, such as America/Los_Angeles. You can hook up the Mission Control Console to itself to verify that the time zone was properly set:
JRMC Console

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