Timestamp Logging

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May 27th, 2007
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The 6509 is not showing timestamps on its logs. It shows the uptime instead.

"service timestamps log datetime localtime" is set. The same goes for debug.

The clock is set on UTC from an NTP server (per policy). Should this make a difference? If not, then what am I missing?

I saw "set logging timestamps" command for 6500 series, but that doesn't work on this IOS version (12.2 (18)), I suppose.


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Edison Ortiz Sun, 05/27/2007 - 17:30
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Are you sure it's logging new entries ?

You can try the following:

no logging buffer

logging buffer

then try to create a logging entry by going into config and type a description under a interface and exit out.

Check the logging buffer then.

Richard Burts Tue, 05/29/2007 - 06:39
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Perhaps we need some clarification: is this 6509 running hybrid mode or native mode? The symptoms sound like it may be running hybrid mode and has service timestamps log set on the MSFC but does not have it set in the SUP.

If that is not the case then perhaps you can post the parts of the config that specify timestamps and examples of the log messages showing uptime (including the first several lines of output from the show log command which show how logging has been configured). Also details of the switch operating environment please.




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