bind is logging with utc timestamp to syslog

Jeremy C. Reed reed at
Thu Oct 18 13:52:11 UTC 2007

On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Laurenz, Dirk wrote:

> i found out, that my newly compiled bind (9.4.1) loggs with UTC time to
> the syslog. the rest logs with UTC+2 which is the current local time.
> Why?

See the "print-time" configuration for the logging statement. The ARM 

	"If print-time has been turned on, then the date and time will be 
	logged. print-time may be specified for a syslog channel, but is 
	usually pointless since syslog also logs the date and time."

Some versions of syslogd can log always using its localtime and some 
always using UTC (and ignore time stamps in syslog messages). Also I see 
in change logs there was a bug with print-time, but I don't know if that 
affected any release version or which ones.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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