ORA-01882: timezone region not found error in Payara Server

This tutorial will explain how to resolve the “time zone region not found error ” when the user tries to set a JDBC Connection pool in payara server.

We usually get this error when we try to create a JDBC Connection pool in payara server.You will get the following error when you try to ping a newly created connection pool.

The error message shows ORA-01882 : timezone region not found.

To fix this error go to server-config under Configurations. Go to JVM Options( server-config->JVM Settings->JVM Options).

Add the following JVM option and save it:-


JVM Options Payara server (timezone Region)

Then try to ping the JBC connection pool and it should work fine.

JDBC Connection Pool in Payara Server

The payara server version which I used is But this solution should work on all the versions of payara server.

Let me know if it works for you. Happy Coding 🙂

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