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From Jimmy John <jj...@livefyre.com>
Subject Re: kafka application logdir
Date Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:09:53 GMT
Looks like there is already a tkt for this:

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-1204

thx
jim

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Jimmy John <jjohn@livefyre.com> wrote:

> I tried that but it did not work. Dug a little deeper and saw this line
> in bin/kafka-run-class.sh:
>
> KAFKA_LOG4J_OPTS="-Dkafka.logs.dir=$LOG_DIR $KAFKA_LOG4J_OPTS"
>
> changed the above to:
>
> KAFKA_LOG4J_OPTS="$KAFKA_LOG4J_OPTS"
>
> and it writes to my configured kafka.logs.dir
>
>
> jim
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Harsha <kafka@harsha.io> wrote:
>
>> you can configure it under /opt/kafka/config/log4j.properties and look
>> for kafka.log.dir
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014, at 11:11 AM, Jimmy John wrote:
>> > How do I configure the application kafka log dir?
>> >
>> > Right now the default is /var/log/upstart/kafka.log . I want to point it
>> > to
>> > a different mount dir... e.g.
>> >
>> > /opt/kafka/bin/kafka-server-start.sh /opt/kafka/config/server.properties
>> > --logdir /mnt/kafka/kafka-app-logs
>> >
>> > But the above gives me errors :
>> >
>> > USAGE: java [options] KafkaServer server.properties
>> >
>> >
>> > NOTE: these are application log dir , not the data directory.
>> >
>> >
>> > Any recommended way to point the application log to a different place?
>> >
>> > thx
>> >
>> > jim
>>
>
>

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