variable suggestion - msec_start

Reinis Rozitis r at
Tue Sep 22 21:00:08 UTC 2015

> can i ask for a variable, $msec_start to provide a timestamp on which 
> nginx
was started?
> this way we could do some logging like $msec_start$connection to get a
unique value, even after reload...

Depending on the needs you could use $msec (current time with milliseconds 
resolution ) and/or $pid (worker process id - obviously can repeat at some 


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