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From "Jacob Kjome" <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: log4j implementation question
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2007 18:05:43 GMT
On Fri, 1 Jun 2007 12:31:29 -0400
  "Propes, Barry L " <barry.l.propes@citi.com> wrote:
> got this error upon startup for Tomcat when I added it to the common/lib 
>dir.
> 
> log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger (org.apa
> igester).
> log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly.

That's a good sign.  It means Log4j is being used.  Have you put log4j.xml or 
log4j.properties in common/classes?  Make sure you define a root logger with 
an appender.  I would set the level to something like "warn" so you don't get 
any debug or info messages from arbitrary loggers by default.

Jake

> 
> -----Original Message-----
>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 10:35 AM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: Re: log4j implementation question
> 
> 
> On Fri, 1 Jun 2007 11:23:54 -0400
>  "Propes, Barry L " <barry.l.propes@citi.com> wrote:
>> also, Jake,
>> 
>> my commons-logging.jar file (NOT my commons-logging-api.jar, but just 
>>commons-logging.jar) is in the following dir. for me:
>> 
>> $TOMCAT_HOME\server\lib
>> 
>> should I throw in the log4j jar file in there as well?
> 
> Both need to be, specifically, in common/lib and the Log4j config file has 
>to 
> be in common/classes.  But, again, I don't recall how this works with 
>Tomcat4 
> which is what I presume you are using based on your use of Tomcat's 
>FileLogger.
> 
> Jake
> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
>> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 12:32 AM
>> To: Log4J Users List
>> Subject: Re: log4j implementation question
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, 31 May 2007 17:24:45 -0400
>>  "Propes, Barry L " <barry.l.propes@citi.com> wrote:
>>> ok, I did check out the wizard site, and that's a big help..thanks.
>>> I really like that.
>>> 
>>> While I've put the properties, xml and jar file all in the WEB-INF/lib 
>>>directory of my app, I still have a problem.
>>> 
>>> If I change the server.xml reference in the following tag from 
>>> org.apache.catalina.logger.FileLogger  to org.apache.log4j.Logger,
>>> Tomcat balks upon startup.
>>> 
>>> I'll keep messing with it...I'll get there.
>>> 
>> 
>> Are you using Log4j for application logging or Server logging?  These are 
>>two 
>> very different beasts, expecially with the old version of Tomcat you must be 
>> using, since you are using FileLogger.  I would guess it is 4.0 or something 
>> very old like that.
>> 
>>For Application logging, you don't mess with Tomcat's logging at all.  For 
>> server logging, piping it through Log4j may or may not be possible with 
>>Tomcat 
>> 4.xx.  It certainly is with 5.0+ by going through commons-logging.  Also, to 
>> configure Log4j for Tomcat, log4j.properties or log4j.xml would have to be 
>>in 
>> commons/classes along with log4j.jar and commons-logging.jar in common/lib. 
>> Don't mess with this.  You've got enough on your plate with figuring out the 
>> basic workings of Log4j.  Concentrate on using Log4j for logging in your 
>> application only for now.
>> 
>> Jake
>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
>>> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:46 PM
>>> To: Log4J Users List
>>> Subject: Re: log4j implementation question
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, 31 May 2007 15:37:37 -0400
>>>  "Propes, Barry L " <barry.l.propes@citi.com> wrote:
>>>> thanks, Jake.
>>>> 
>>>> I'd looked at the Log4j on Apache's site...are we talking about the same

>>>>thing?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> The links have "apache" in them.  Yes, Log4j is part of the Apache Logging 
>>> Project...
>>> 
>>> 
>>>  http://logging.apache.org/log4j/docs/documentation.html
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/logging-log4j/Log4JProjectPages
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Jake
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
>>>> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 1:13 PM
>>>> To: Log4J Users List
>>>> Subject: Re: log4j implementation question
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, 31 May 2007 11:23:34 -0400
>>>>  "Propes, Barry L " <barry.l.propes@citi.com> wrote:
>>>>> ok, see my post below
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com]
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2007 10:32 PM
>>>>> To: Log4J Users List
>>>>> Subject: Re: log4j implementation question
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> At 03:55 PM 5/30/2007, you wrote:
>>>>>>You mean WEB-INF/lib, right?  If so, yes.
>>>>> 
>>>>>>and put log4j.xml or log4j.properties in WEB-INF/classes
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes, I had put the jar file in there, and just now added the properties
file 
>>>>>as well. However, I don't find a log4j.xml file anywhere. The only place
I 
>>>>>find one is in my Eclipse folder workspace, referencing a download I made
of 
>>>>>Quartz sometime ago. THAT log4j.xml file wouldn't work, I don't think
would 
>>>>>it?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Well, maybe.  How would I know?  You haven't shown it to me.  In any case,

>>>> again, this is an issue of education.  One thing that can help you with 
>>>>config 
>>>> files are the available wizards at WizardForge...
>>>> 
>>>> 1.2.xx XML config file format
>>>> http://wizardforge.org/pc?action=showVersion&id=65
>>>> 
>>>> Properties config file format
>>>> http://wizardforge.org/pc?action=showVersion&id=62
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> >You really need to read the basic docs on the Log4j web site or just

>>>>> >use a search engine.  There's tons of information out there on how
to 
>>>>>>get started with Log4j.  This list is for specific questions, not
a 
>>>>>>tutorial guide.  Once you get more up to speed, don't hesitate to
ask 
>>>>>>if you have specific questions.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>>Jake
>>>>> 
>>>>> Ok, I'll see if I can find some valid tutorial, because the one I read
in 
>>>>>that link I included in this post was woefully outdated and inadequate,
and 
>>>>>further, emailing that guy who authored equally proved fruitless, as it

>>>>>bounced back and he no longer monitors it.
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Have you looked at the Log4j web site itself or the Log4j Wiki?  There are

>>>> lots of resources besided the link you posted...
>>>> 
>>>> http://logging.apache.org/log4j/docs/documentation.html
>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/logging-log4j/Log4JProjectPages
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Jake
>>>>  
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