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Old 06-03-2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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a command or way to log time of iptables LOG entries?

Just wondering if there's a way to log the time
of entries that are being logged by iptables, like how Zonealarm shows you the time of each entry?

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I haven't seen zonealarm, but how are you doing your logging? All of my log targets go to syslog which adds a date/time stamp when it logs the info.
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To add an illustration to what gilead said, here's a random iptables entry from my log file:
May 27 15:39:17 candystore kernel: [ 4317.423655] INPUT DROP: IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=00:08:43:cc:6c:03:00:30:c5:c8:b8:50:08:00 SRC= DST= LEN=91 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=117 ID=28191 PROTO=UDP SPT=32158 DPT=14412 LEN=71

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Old 06-06-2008, 02:23 AM   #4
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thanks guys! Maybe i'm looking at output of dmesg and expecting log times. I'll look in syslog.



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