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From Jacob Kjome <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat -- All Logs to Syslog
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2006 21:01:23 GMT

Do you have both log4j.jar and commons-logging.jar in CATALINA_HOME/common/lib? 
Note that is "comons-logging.jar", not "commons-logging-api.jar".

Jake

Quoting Mark F <mfaine@knology.net>:

> Version: 5.0.30
> Log4j:   1.3
>
>
> I'm attempting to use log4j for all of tomcat logs.  I would like for
> all logging to be output to the syslog daemon running on localhost.
>
> I've configured a log4j.properties file and placed it in
> $CATALINA_HOME/common/classes:
>
> log4j.rootLogger=INFO, A1
> log4j.appender.A1=org.apache.log4j.net.SyslogAppender
> log4j.appender.A1.SyslogHost=127.0.0.1
> log4j.appender.A1.facility=LOCAL7
> log4j.appender.A1.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.A1.layout.ConversionPattern=%-4r %-5p %c{2} %M.%L %x - %m\n
>
> I've configured the server to start with jsvc as the user "tomcat".
>
> /etc/init.d/tomcat:
> ...
> JAVA_HOME=$JAVA_HOME
> CATALINA_HOME=/usr/share/tomcat
> DM_HOME=/opt/documentum
> DFC_CONFIG=$DM_HOME/shared/config/
> DFC_HOME=$DM_HOME/shared/dfc
> DAEMON_HOME=$CATALINA_HOME/bin
> TOMCAT_USER=tomcat
> TOMCAT_LOG_DIR=/var/log/tomcat
> LOG4J_CONFIG=log4j.properties
> TMP_DIR=$CATALINA_HOME/temp
> ...
> start() {
>      #
>      # Start Tomcat
>      #
>      chown -R $TOMCAT_USER:$TOMCAT_USER /usr/share/tomcat/*
>      $DAEMON_HOME/jsvc \
>      -user $TOMCAT_USER \
>      -home $JAVA_HOME \
>      -Dlog4j.debug \
>      -Dcatalina.home=$CATALINA_HOME \
>      -Djava.io.tmpdir=$TMP_DIR \
>      -Dlog4j.configuration=$LOG4J_CONFIG \
>
> -Dorg.apache.commons.logging.Log=org.apache.commons.logging.impl.Log4JLogger
> \
>      $CATALINA_OPTS \
>      -cp $CLASSPATH org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap
>      RETVAL=$?
>      echo
>      [ $RETVAL = 0 ] && touch /var/lock/subsys/tomcat
>      PID=`cat /var/run/jsvc.pid`
>      echo "Starting Tomcat 5 with PID: $PID"
>      return $RETVAL
> }
> ...
>
> The server starts just fine and everything works except for the log file
> isn't created or written.
>
>
> I've tried configuring /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf several different
> ways but none have worked.  I read somewhere that syslogappender sends
> logs via udp so I even tried configuring a seperate source just for tomcat:
>
> source tomcat {
>          internal();
>          udp(ip("127.0.0.1") port(514));
> };
>
> and then logging to that source.
>
> # Tomcat system logs
> destination tomcat { file("/var/log/tomcat/tomcat-log" owner(tomcat)
> group(logs) perm(0640) ); };
> log { source(tomcat);  destination(tomcat); };
>
>
> This didn't work.
>
> I'm at the end of my rope here, any suggestions/help will be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> -Mark
>
>
>
>
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