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From Paula McDowell <pmcdowel...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: DailyRollingFileAppender for a Struts Web Application using WAS 6.0 and Struts 1.1
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:00:37 GMT

Thanks.  I'll give it a try.

> From: hoju@visi.com
> Subject: Re: FW: DailyRollingFileAppender for a Struts Web Application using WAS 6.0
and Struts 1.1
> To: log4j-dev@logging.apache.org
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:10:32 -0600
> 
> 
> java ... -Dlog.dir=/my/preferred/path WAS
> 
> In log4j.properties....
> 
> log4j.appender.MyAppender.File=${log.dir}/mylogfile.log
> 
> 
> Now you can use the same log file for all environments.  Just make sure you 
> set the system property at startup.
> 
> Jake
> 
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:44:03 -0600
>   Paula McDowell <pmcdowell12@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, all. Is there a way to set a DailyRollingFileAppender outside of a 
> >log4j.properties in a struts application? My company’s website is running in 
> >a mainfame environment with multiple WAS instances for each region ie., 
> >development, test, and production. This type of architecture requires my log 
> >file to be environment specific i.e. /temp/dev/log or /temp/prod/log. I could 
> >have a log4j.properties for each environment, but don’t really feel good 
> >about that approach.
> > 
> > I’ve created a StartUp plugin that will create a log file using a variable 
> >defined as a WAS Resource Environment Entry. The plugin reads the variable 
> >and thus creates and names the log file appropriately. I have yet to figure 
> >out how to instantiate a DailyRollingFileAppender that will roll this file 
> >and create a new log at the beginning of each day.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Paula
> > 
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