service / log-formats-and-parsing / prefixed-dates

Timber Parsing - Prefixed Dates

If you are not using a formalized log format Timber makes a best effort to parse prefixed dates in your logs.

Supported date formats

  1. ISO801
  2. RFC1123
  3. %Y/%m/%d %T (strftime)

Prefixed token patterns

Please see our prefixed token patterns document on the various formats and structures we support.


  1. 2017-01-01T03:32:24.245543Z my log message
  2. 2017-01-01T03:32:24.245543Z: my log message
  3. 2017-01-01T03:32:24.245543Z - my log message
  4. [2017-01-01T03:32:24.245543Z] my log message

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