[rt-users] Log file dates are off.

Kenneth Marshall ktm at rice.edu
Fri Apr 4 10:57:06 EDT 2008

RT logs in UTC. The user interface displays in localtime.


On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 10:37:22AM -0400, Mark Fraser wrote:
> I just recently installed RT 3.6.6 on a fresh/clean load Linux system. I
> have noticed that the logs going into the /var/log/rt3/rt.log file have
> times that are 6 hours later than the RT logs going into my
> /var/log.messages log file. Here is a cut from my RT_Config.pm file:
> # $Timezone is used to convert times entered by users into GMT and back
> again
> # It should be set to a timezone recognized by your local unix box.
> Set($Timezone , 'US/Eastern');
> I have not changed this ever, so it appears that RT is treating the time as
> being GMT.
> Mark P. Fraser
> Netstream
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