DShield sends me an email like so:
> You visited the DShield server's timestamp page. We
> logs you submitted with our records and found the
> Our Time: 2006-10-27 00:49:29 UTC
> Your Time: 2006-10-27 13:49:28 UTC
> Looks like your time zone may be wrong. Please
double check your
> setting. All data is converted to UTC (=GMT) before
importing it into
> the database. GMT doesn't know a 'summer'
or 'daylight savings' time.
I've checked carefully, and my submitted date/times
seem to be correct.
I think the error email I am getting from DShield is
If I visit the 'update your profile' page, it says:
Time Check: Last check: Nov 1st 2006. Offset: 46798
(46800 seconds being 13 hours = my time zone.)
If I visit:
Your IP address: 60.x.x.x
Packet sent to port 10093
Current Server Time: 01:18:20 Sun Nov-05-2006 UTC
I see the following in my firewall log:
1,[05/Nov/2006 14:18:20] Rule 'Block & Log Incoming':
Blocked: In TCP, (null) [184.108.40.206:55222]-
>localhost:10093, Owner: no owner
If I convert my log file and send myself a test email,
(Email Subject) FORMAT DSHIELD USERID xxxxxxxx TZ
+13:00 CVTWIN (<Firewall Brand>) 1.2.48
2006-11-05 14:18:20 43753461 1 220.127.116.11 55222
60.x.x.x 10093 TCP
I am using the standard CVTWIN.exe program, and am NOT
using the ForceTZ option in CVTWIN.ini.
Both the TZ and WinTZ options stored in CVTWIN.ini are
Note: Date/times in the email I submit are in my local
timezone (NZDT/+13), AND/BUT my timezone is included
in the subject line of the email, which I presume
should allow DSheild to adjust the email date/times to
DShield should be able to take the time from my
submitted log (2006-11-05 14:18:20) subtract my
timezone in the subject line of the email (+13) and
come up with the same UTC time of the timecheck (2006-
11-05 01:18:20 UTC).
But it seems that it is not.
(If I *do* have a config problem my end, please help
me fix it!)
(email address and DShield UserID sent to jullrich.)