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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: how to detect logger is unable to write to file?
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:32:44 GMT
There's the FailoverAppender <
http://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/manual/appenders.html#FailoverAppender>
that gives you a way to automatically switch to a different appender when
the primary one errs.

On 29 October 2015 at 12:21, degenaro <lou.degenaro@gmail.com> wrote:

> We use log4j with rolling appenders for daemons that run 24x7.  The daemons
> run as a user on linux and the log files are written to a filesystem that
> has a quota.  Normally this works great.  Once in a while (usually due to
> human error) the quota is exceeded.  This, unfortunately, prevents the
> daemons from writing their logs...worst of all silently.  There is no
> indication that anything is wrong!
>
> So my question is: how do we configure log4j so that when logging (to file)
> fails the daemon can find out and take appropriate action?
>
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