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The generation time of the log file(embyserver.txt) is the correct local time, but the time recorded in the file is not local time, it uses UTC time. Look at two pictures

the system is  Synology DSM 7.2. emby server run in the Docker Container, the version of emby server is

PS : the time of system DSM is correct localtime, the emby server Activity show the correct localtime



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As you're running docker, the first thing that comes to mind: is the timezone within the docker container set correctly?

You should have an environment variable set within your run command or compose file:

  - TZ=America/Vancouver


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The world works on utc.  The ui is just converting to local. Why would you expect the logs to not be on utc 

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I guess that can be confusing if each platform is doing something different as my log is local time.  But can only guess a combination of specific step.

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