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From "Jacob Kjome" <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Cannot configure apache-log4j-extras-1.0 with apache-log4j-1 for time based log rotation
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2010 19:08:25 GMT
What server do you use?  This should be part of your server documentation, but 
if it's Weblogic I might be able to tell you.  But that also depends on the 
server version.


Jake

On Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:37 +0530
  "Saurabh Agrawal" <saurabh.agrawal@criticalpath.net> wrote:
> Dear Jake,
> 
> Thanks for replying this query.
> Could you please tell me how to configure the application to use child-first
> classloading?
> 
> Regards,
> Saurabh Agrawal
> 
> -----Original Message-----
>From: Jacob Kjome [mailto:hoju@visi.com] 
> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2010 10:54 PM
> To: Log4J Users List; saurabh.agrawal@criticalpath.net
> Subject: Re: Cannot configure apache-log4j-extras-1.0 with apache-log4j-1
> for time based log rotation
> 
> My guess is that you have classloading issues.  What server are you using?
> I'll bet it is not configured to use child-first (a.k.a parent-last)
> classloading and that the server has a copy of log4j.jar in the server
> classpath.
> 
> In this situation, the log4j.jar in the server classpath would take
> precedence to any log4j.jar you included in WEB-INF/lib and be unable to
> find the rolling.RollingFileAppender located in the extras jar stored in
> WEB-INF/lib.
> 
> You can resolve this either by placing the extras jar in the server
> classpath alongside the log4j.jar already there or configure your
> application to use child-first classloading.
> 
> 
> Jake
> 
> 
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2010 22:27:11 +0530
>  "Saurabh Agrawal" <saurabh.agrawal@criticalpath.net> wrote:
>> Hi Friends,
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Tomcat version: apache-tomcat-5.5.27
>> 
>> Operating System: SunOS 10.0 / Linux
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Problem: 
>> 
>> I've tried many times to configure apache-log4j-extras-1.0 with 
>> apache-log4j-1.2.16, but it is still failing to load classes from 
>> configure
>> apache-log4j-extras-1.0 JAR file. 
>> 
>> What I want to do: Actually I want to do time based log rotation the 
>> my application specific log files. I could able to configure using 
>> 'net.cp.ps.sdk.util.log.DailyRollingFileAppender' class, but few 
>> problems are reported on Apache site for this class.
>> 
>> Solution I can think of: So, I have to look for another option for 
>> 'net.cp.ps.sdk.util.log.DailyRollingFileAppender' class, and I found 
>> 'org.apache.log4j.rolling.RollingFileAppender' class and can use 
>> 'org.apache.log4j.rolling.TimeBasedRollingPolicy' in that.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Steps I performed so far: 
>> 
>> 1. Downloaded apache-log4j-extras-1.0 with apache-log4j-1.2.16 JAR 
>> files from web.
>> 
>> 2. Renamed apache-log4j-1.2.16.jar to simple 'log4j.jar'. 
>> 
>> 3. Copied apache-log4j-extras-1.0.jar in ~/WEB-INF/lib directory, 
>> where my old log4j is present.
>> 
>> 4. Extracted new log4j.jar (1.2.16). 
>> 
>> 5. Edited the pom.xml file from new 'log4j.jar' to include 
>> 'apache-log4j-extras-1.0'. Steps are described here: ( 
>> <https://wiki.jasig.org/display/UPM30/log4j.xml>
>> https://wiki.jasig.org/display/UPM30/log4j.xml). 
>> 
>> 6. Created jar file again, after editing pom.xml. 
>> 
>> 7. Then I added following configuration block, in my application 
>> specific log-conf.xml (present in ~/WEB-INF/etc/):
>> 
>> <!-- Presentation Server Access log appender -->
>> 
>> <appender name="access-log"
>> class="org.apache.log4j.rolling.RollingFileAppender">
>> 
>>      <File>WEB-INF/log-files/access.log</File>
>> 
>>      <rollingPolicy
>> class="org.apache.log4j.rolling.TimeBasedRollingPolicy">
>> 
>> 
>> <FileNamePattern>WEB-INF/log-files/access.log.%d{yyyy-MM-dd}.log</File
>> NamePa
>> ttern> </rollingPolicy>
>> 
>>      <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>> 
>>      <param name="ConversionPattern" value="%d{dd.MM.yyyy 
>> HH:mm:ss,SSS} [%t] %c %x%n %-5p - %m%n"/> </layout>
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> </appender> but, still I am getting following exception: 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 7202 [main] WARN net.cp.ps.sdk.server.ServerConfig - thread[main] 
>> Unable to parse invite request mappings: [The
> XPath='invite-requests/invite-mapping'
>> does not exist]
>> 
>> 7214 [main] WARN net.cp.ps.sdk.server.ServerConfig - thread[main] 
>> Unable to parse known profiles request mappings: [The 
>> XPath='known-profiles-requests/known-profiles-mapping' does not exist]
>> 
>> 8114 [main] ERROR net.cp.ps.sdk.server.ServerConfig - thread[main] 
>> Missing
>> configuration: couldn't find value for 
>> /ps-conf/regex-whitespace-keyword
>> 
>> log4j:ERROR Could not create an Appender. Reported error follows. 
>> 
>> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
>> org.apache.log4j.rolling.RollingFileAppender
>> 
>> at
>> org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoad
>> er.jav
>> a:1386)
>> 
>> at
>> org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoad
>> er.jav
>> a:1232)
>> 
>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:319) at 
>> java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
>> 
>> at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:164) at
>> org.apache.log4j.helpers.Loader.loadClass(Loader.java:160)
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Can someone please help me with this, what's going wrong and what I am 
>> missing here?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks in advance. 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Saurabh Agrawal
>> 
> 
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