Posts tagged “Apache”

Parsing timestamps from Apache log files in Python

October 29, 2013 – tagged Apache, Programming

Timestamps in Apache access log files have, by default, the format 27/Oct/2013:06:33:40 +0100. This can not be parsed in Python using the strptime() function from the time/datetime modules because there is no %z placeholder in strptime() to match the timezone (only %Z). Also, using the parse() function from dateutil.parser ...