Bug 61880 - syslog daemon doesn't correctly log the time for ftp sessions
syslog daemon doesn't correctly log the time for ftp sessions
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sysklogd (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-03-25 10:11 EST by Peter van Egdom
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-25 10:11:20 EST
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Description Peter van Egdom 2002-03-25 10:11:16 EST
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Description of problem:
When I upload a file as a guest-user (e.g. user with an entry in
"/var/ftp/etc/passwd"), the timestamp in "/var/log/xferlog" is wrong.

However, when I upload a file as a normal user (e.g. user with an entry in
"/etc/passwd") and look at the time in "/var/log/xferlog", the time is correct. 



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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ftp to machine as normal user, upload a file, quit
2. ftp to machine as guest user, upload a file, quit
3. look at /var/log/xferlog
	

Actual Results:  Time in "/var/log/xferlog" jumps from :
  "15:43"
    to 
  "14:44" 
    to 
  "15:46"



Expected Results:  Time in "/var/log/xferlog" jumps from :
  "15:43"
    to 
  "15:44" 
    to 
  "15:46"

Additional info:

(edited fragment from "/var/log/xferlog") :
Mon Mar 25 15:43:24 2002 1 testpc.testje.nl 41102 /home/peterve/superdat.log
Mon Mar 25 14:44:40 2002 1 testpc.testje.nl 40607 /var/ftp/foobar/superdat.log
Mon Mar 25 15:46:04 2002 1 testpc.testje.nl 41102 /home/peterve/superdat.log
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-06-12 02:21:35 EDT
You're one hour off of GMT, and your ftpd is chrooted.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2002-06-12 02:21:57 EDT
Copying /etc/localtime into your ftp chroot may help this.

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