Future timestamps in /var/log/secure

Wade Peacock wade.peacock at sunwave.net
Fri Feb 26 18:51:43 UTC 2010

It is classic syslogd
syslogd -v

syslogd 1.4.1

I was thinking timezone but we are PST (-8:00) so I can not explain the
+12:00 difference.

> Isn't the timestamps inserted by syslog rather then the reporting
> program itself?
> What syslog do you use - classic (ie: sysklogd) or a modern one like
> rsyslog? It almost looks like the timezone got changed from local to GMT
> or similar, then swapped back (as odd as it may sound).
> Perhaps time to file a bug report with the author of the syslog daemon
> you use?

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