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From Mangat Rai <mangat.go...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Migrating from log4j 1x to 2x
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:11:55 GMT
Dan, Thank you very much for reply.
I kind of got hold of xml file. now i am playing around with different policies and things
like that.

Regards,Mangat Rai


> Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:58:09 -0800
> From: widdis@gmail.com
> To: log4j-user@logging.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Migrating from log4j 1x to 2x
> 
> You are correct that you need to convert your .properties file to an xml 
> file.
> 
> When I did this, I started with the sample xml files for the appenders 
> and just added in the items from the properties file one by one.   
> Instead of redundant sequential lines for nested properties like this:
>    foo.bar=abc
>    foo.baz=xyz
> you'll generally nest xml like this:
>    <foo>
>       <bar=abc>
>       <baz=xyz>
>    </foo>
> 
> It's pretty easy to pick up, and this is coming from someone who was 
> afraid of the xml to start.  I now like the xml much better!
> 
> You might also find tools like this useful: 
> https://code.google.com/p/log4j-properties-converter/
> 
> Dan
> 
> On 3/3/15 3:18 PM, Mangat Rai wrote:
> > Hello,
> > We are using log4j 1x in our application which we want to migrate to log4j 2.
> > i want to understand few things.
> > At moment we have a log4j.properties file which we load at the start of application
using PropertyConfigurator method
> > PropertyConfigurator.configure(log4jPropFileName);
> > log4j property file looks something like this
> > ######################################################################log4j.logger.Common.Logger=DEBUG,Common.Loggerlog4j.additivity.Common.Logger=falselog4j.appender.Common.Logger=org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppenderlog4j.appender.Common.Logger.File=E:\\SoftwareAG\\appLogs\\Common\\common.loglog4j.appender.Common.Logger.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayoutlog4j.appender.Common.Logger.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{yyyy-MM-dd
HH:mm:ss:SSS zzz -} %-5p %m%nlog4j.appender.Common.Logger.DatePattern='.'yyyyMMddlog4j.appender.Common.Logger.MaxFileSize=10MBlog4j.appender.Common.Logger.MaxBackupIndex=10######################################################################
> > within application we maintain different log files for different functions.
> > what i understand from v2 documentation is that i no more need to load configuration
at start of application.
> > Also i understand that i need to change configuration and put them in xml file.
> > could you guys please help me in understand this? how can i convert my log4j property
file to work with new log4j v2.
> > Thanks in Advance.
> > Regards,Mangat Rai
> >   		 	   		
> 
> 
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