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How to convert UTC to CST

Explorer

We are receiving events on our syslog collector in UTC timezome. Below is the sample event.

I have configured the below props on our search head, My assumption was it will pick the searchhead timezone while showing the events in SH.but it is not converting the timezone to CT

[sourcetype]
DATETIME_CONFIG = CURRENT

Oct  8 13:59:00 x.x.x.x [Audit] User xxxxlogged in on the web GUI interface.
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Builder

Please try this one at props.conf using the host

[host::server_sourcename]
TZ = US/Central

OR by source

[source::your_source]
TZ = US/Central

OR by sourcetype

[sourcetype::your_sourcetype]
TZ = US/Central

For further information, please check this document: https://answers.splunk.com/answers/135193/splunk-indexing-and-time-zone-normalization.html

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Explorer

No ivanreis, it didnt work, below is my props file content

source = /opt/syslog_ng/logs/xxx//-xxx.log

[source::/opt/syslog_ng/logs/xxx/*/*xxx.log]
TZ = US/Central

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Builder

Where you are deploying this configuration?
In order to have this configuration work properly, the props.conf have to be deployed at the indexer or heavy forwarder tier to parse the timezone properly before indexing, if you are not running on a Splunk standalone instance. Use the btool to troubleshoot your configuration.

https://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/7.3.2/Troubleshooting/Usebtooltotroubleshootconfigurati...

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Explorer

I have deployed them on indexers, I have created a new app for props file and deployed yo all index peers. But still, the time conversion is not happening.

[source::/opt/syslog_ng/logs/xxx/*/*xxx.log]
TZ = US/Central

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