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New install date format

kwijibo007
Explorer

Hi,

I'm new to splunk and have just installed version 4.1.6. I am from Australia where we display the date as dd/mm/yyyy.

How do I set the date format so that everything is displayed in the format above? Through searching I can see answers for version 3 where [ui] settings need to be added to the literals.conf file but [ui] does not exist in the default literals.conf file for version 4?

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Ron_Naken
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You should only need to change the URL you use to access Splunk. This might help: http://answers.splunk.com/questions/525/how-can-i-change-the-time-format-in-splunk-web/526#526

Ron_Naken
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

The link provided in my response has one option. There is another posted here: http://answers.splunk.com/questions/10265/change-default-web-ui-locale

kwijibo007
Explorer

Apologies, it does appear to work for the date in searches. The date on the summary page under Global summary is still in the wrong format. Not a big deal. How do I set en-GB as the default? We have a friendly DNS entry for Splunk. Would prefer not to make users change this everytime they type it in...

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kwijibo007
Explorer

Thanks for your response. unfortunately that only seems to change the way the time is displayed. It has no bearing on the date.

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