Just to add a bit more detail:
The timestamp in my server log is of the following pattern:
I was not able to configure an extractor to extract it as a date type with
the pattern like
Note: I was creating an Extractor with type of Grok pattern
On Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:34:29 AM UTC-4, Jochen Schalanda wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> On Thursday, 13 October 2016 16:30:18 UTC+2, Wayne wrote:
>> I understand that the timestamp reflects the time that graylog imported
>> the log messages, and not the timestamp associated with the application log
>> message. For example, if I send a log file from my application server to
>> graylog server, the timestamp of my application log message is a different
>> field (when extracted) in graylog UI
> Graylog is only falling-back to the ingestion time if the message itself
> doesn't include a timestamp or includes an invalid timestamp.
> For example if you're using a GELF input and the GELF messages contain a
> valid timestamp field, that timestamp is being used as message timestamp
> in Graylog.
> Is there a workaround?
> What exactly is the problem you're trying to solve?
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