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From "Sarada Bhasker" <sara...@ukgateway.net>
Subject Re: setting up log4j
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2006 08:27:04 GMT
I remember having this problem, the log actually gets generated some where
in your OS folder like C:\WinNT\System32 if you
don't mention the absolute file name.

Try changing the filename with the full path and see whether it works

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jacob Kjome" <hoju@visi.com>
To: "Log4J Users List" <log4j-user@logging.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 5:33 AM
Subject: RE: setting up log4j


>
> try adding <level value="debug"/> to your <root> logger and see what
> happens.  Also, do you see your log files getting created?  Based on
> what you have written, if you start up Tomcat using the default
> scripts, they would end up in "CATALINA_HOME/bin/logs".  Of course,
> since Tomcat doesn't create directories when writing log files, if
> the bin/logs directory doesn't exist, no log files will be
> written.  Create the logs directory yourself and then start Tomcat,
> in that case.
>
> Jake
>
> At 04:07 PM 6/13/2006, you wrote:
>  >I've now downloaded Log4J and created a log4j.xml file (modified from a
>  >sample I found online).
>  >
>  >I assume commons-logging will find log4j since the documentation says it
is
>  >the preferred (default) logging tool choice. My war file deploys
correctly,
>  >however I don't see any log output being generated.
>  >
>  >What am I doing wrong? Can anyone help?
>  >
>  >Thanks
>  >
>  >(log4j.xml)
>  >
>  ><?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
>  ><!DOCTYPE log4j:configuration SYSTEM "log4j.dtd">
>  >
>  ><log4j:configuration xmlns:log4j="http://jakarta.apache.org/log4j/">
>  >
>  >  <appender name="event_file"
class="org.apache.log4j.DailyFileAppender">
>  >    <param name="Threshold" value="DEBUG"/>
>  >    <param name="File" value="log/uwaf-event.log"/>
>  >    <param name="Append" value="true"/>
>  >    <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>  >      <param name="ConversionPattern" value="%d %-5p [%c] %m%n"/>
>  >    </layout>
>  >  </appender>
>  >
>  >  <appender name="error_file"
class="org.apache.log4j.DailyFileAppender">
>  >    <param name="Threshold" value="INFO"/>
>  >    <param name="File" value="log/uwaf-error.log"/>
>  >    <param name="Append" value="true"/>
>  >    <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>  >      <param name="ConversionPattern" value="%d %-5p [%c] %m%n"/>
>  >    </layout>
>  >  </appender>
>  >
>  >  <appender name="console" class="org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender">
>  >    <param name="Target" value="System.out"/>
>  >    <param name="Threshold" value="INFO"/>
>  >    <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>  >      <param name="ConversionPattern" value="%d{ABSOLUTE} %-5p [%c{1}]
>  >%m%n"/>
>  >    </layout>
>  >  </appender>
>  >
>  >  <appender name="ASYNC" class="org.apache.log4j.AsyncAppender">
>  >    <appender-ref ref="event_file"/>
>  >    <appender-ref ref="error_file"/>
>  >  </appender>
>  >
>  >  <!-- Setup the Root category -->
>  >  <root>
>  >    <appender-ref ref="ASYNC"/>
>  >  </root>
>  >
>  ></log4j:configuration>
>  >
>  >
>  >-----Original Message-----
>  >From: Darren Hall [mailto:dhall@utrs.com]
>  >Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 10:58 AM
>  >To: 'Log4J Users List'
>  >Subject: RE: setting up log4j
>  >
>  >Thanks Jake,
>  >
>  >Maybe I should back up...
>  >
>  >Since Struts is using commons-logging, do I need to include any Log4J
jar
>  >files? What is commons-logging using under the covers?
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  >-----Original Message-----
>  >From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
>  >Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 1:02 AM
>  >To: Log4J Users List
>  >Subject: Re: setting up log4j
>  >
>  >
>  >Put log4j.jar and commons-logging-adapters-1.1.jar (see
>  >commons-logging release notes for this newly distributed jar) in
>  >WEB-INF/lib.  This assumes that commons-logging-api.jar is in the
>  >classpath.  If this doesn't work, just use the
>  >commons-logging-1.1.jar.  Put your Log4j config file in
>  >WEB-INF/classes.  You might want to use log4j.xml, since the XML
>  >config files are picked up in preference to the properties files and
>  >if there is a log4j.xml elsewhere on the classpath, Log4j might use
>  >it instead of the properties file you think it is using.  When in
>  >doubt, set -Dlog4j.debug=true.
>  >
>  >Jake
>  >
>  >At 04:02 PM 6/12/2006, you wrote:
>  > >Greetings all,
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >I'm using Struts 1.2.9 (with commons-logging 1.1) and the problem I'm
>  >having
>  > >is that I cannot seem to get my DEBUG level log statements to print.
>  > >
>  > >>From what I've read online, it seems that commons-logging is a
wrapper
>  > >around log4j (actually I have not confirmed this and tend to doubt it
>  >since
>  > >I don't see any references to log4j in my installation of struts). In
any
>  > >case, the commons-logging output for struts is printing to the Tomcat
>  >logs.
>  > >It does not print my DEBUG level messages, and I need to get this to
>  >happen.
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >Since I couldn't find a reference to log4j in my Struts installation,
I
>  > >downloaded log4j and included it in my build of struts, and now I get
no
>  > >messages to print to the Tomcat logs (not INFO or ERROR, which were
>  >printing
>  > >before I installed log4j). I created a simple "log4j.properties" file
to
>  > >attempt to configure log4j and obviously I failed miserably.
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >Basically I need to know how to either A) get my debug messages
printing
>  >to
>  > >the Tomcat output using the commons-logging functionality; or B) get
log4j
>  > >configured properly so that it will allow me to output debug messages.
(If
>  >I
>  > >need to go with the second option, it would be nice to have it output
to a
>  > >log file specific to my application and not the Tomcat log file -
although
>  > >I'm not sure how to go about configuring this.)
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >Can anyone please get me started with this issue?
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >Thanks,
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >Darren
>  >
>  >
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