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My SMTP Logs are not keeping the right time

I sent a test email at 3:56 PM EDT time
But when I check my SMTP logs on my Exchange Server it shows a different time like so

EHLO - +p01c11m066.mxlogic.net 250 316 27 -
2009-05-13 19:56:51 208.65.144.247 p01c11m066.mxlogic.net SMTPSVC1 1MAIL 123.200.200.20 0 MAIL - +FROM:<ahmadh@comcast.net> 250 43 30 -
2009-05-13 19:56:51 208.65.144.247 p01c11m066.mxlogic.net SMTPSVC1 1MAIL 123.200.200.20 0 RCPT - +TO:<ahenderson@allied-online.com> 250 41 38 -
2009-05-13 19:56:51 208.65.144.247 p01c11m066.mxlogic.net SMTPSVC1 1MAIL 123.200.200.20 0 DATA - <1MAILdNyI9ZPxYq7lqh00000d02@MAIL.allied-online.com> 250 135 2666 -
2009-05-13 19:56:51 208.65.144.247 p01c11m066.mxlogic.net SMTPSVC1 1MAIL 123.200.200.20 0 QUIT - p01c11m066.mxlogic.net 240 71 4

My server time is correct but my log still shows the wrong time.
Is there some ware else I should check my time stamp?
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ahmad1467
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zelron22Commented:
Have you checked the time zone for your server?  The time may be right, but the zone may be wrong.  Looks like you're 3 hours off.
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ahmad1467Author Commented:
Yes,
Im using (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
If you are using W3C Extended log file format, I believe this is by design/default.  This log file format shows the time in UTC (universal coordinated time) without any offset.  If you change your log file format, for example, to NCSA common log file format, you'll get the local time with the GMT offset.
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zelron22Commented:
What about your workstation time zone?  Is there any email in your SMTP logs that show the correct time?

You could telnet to port 25 on your smtp server and send an email from there to see what happens in the log.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/153119
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ahmad1467Author Commented:
Thanks this worked

{If you are using W3C Extended log file format, I believe this is by design/default.  This log file format shows the time in UTC (universal coordinated time) without any offset.  If you change your log file format, for example, to NCSA common log file format, you'll get the local time with the GMT offset.}
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LB1234Commented:
You say to change the log file format, but HOW?? Thanks.
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Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
This is a 6-year-old question.  Please post a new question, indicating the version of Windows and Exchange, and I or someone else will answer it.

Thanks,

Deb
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