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Configuring a Locale Independent Timestamp Pattern for WebLogic Log Files (Doc ID 2859003.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version and later
Oracle SOA Suite - Version and later
Oracle Service Bus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Different countries and regions use very different date-time format patterns. This makes the analysis of WebLogic Server (WLS) log files confusing and it prevents the automated analysis of log files. The objective of this document is to provide a timestamp configuration that is independent of country, region, language, or locale.

The following examples illustrate the different formats that others have used in WLS log files:

Automation tools can recognize several of these patterns, but it is not possible to recognize every pattern that can be conceived.


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