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This is my log_format in nginx

   log_format  main  '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '
             '$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
             '"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"'
             ' $request_time';

And here is the output of the access log

x.x.155.x - - [31/Oct/2011:03:54:18 +0000] "POST /xx/ HTTP/1.1" 200 127 "http://xx/ab.cc" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/14.0.835.202 Safari/535.1"

Somehow the request time is not getting logged. Can someone help figure out the problem?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

I suspect that you haven't specified the main as format for access_log:

access_log /var/log/nginx/localhost.access_log main;

so the combined format is used.

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