[Snort-users] Snort and time stamps

Andrew R. Baker andrewb at ...950...
Tue Jul 9 06:30:13 EDT 2002


steveg wrote:
> Ok I tried searching all archives and didn't find a solution for this one.
> 
> For some reason snort is time stamping all alerts etc.. with GMT time not
> with my local time(PDT/PST). All the servers are running ntp, they are all
> set properly for time zones and all the hwclocks are set properly as well ..
> I can't find a setting anywhere for snort to start timestamping with my
> local time.
> 
> did I miss something obvious (likely) and if so what is it ??

What OS/version?
What version of Snort?
Which output plugin(s) are you using?

Also, are you sure you do not have "config utc" in your config file nor 
"-U" in your commandline arguments?  Also, does running the "date" 
command return time formatted for PDT/PST?






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