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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: How to specify a log4j2.xml config file outside from classpath?
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:16:59 GMT
I’d have to look at the code to be sure, but you might try configuring it as a url - file:///mypath
<file:///mypath>.

Ralph

> On Jan 24, 2018, at 5:46 AM, Fröstl, Christian <christian.froestl@accenture.com>
wrote:
> 
> Hello everybody,
> 
> We like to use a log4j2.xml file for log4j2 configuration of our hybris application.
> If the file log4j2.xml is part of the classpath and the property "log4j2.config.xml=hybris-log4j2.xml"
is part of my local.properties file, it will be loaded automatically and everything is fine.
> But how can we load the file if it is located in a directory outside the classpath?
> 
> I tried the following:
> 1.Specify the absolute path in local.properties file
> -> Will just get many context loader and nullpointer exceptions in logfile
> 
> 2. Specify the log4j.configurationFile property in log4j2.component.properties
> -> The file will be found by the system, but config will have no effect. Fallback
custom log will be used
> 
> I found this documentation, that it should be possible to configure the xml file with
this properties, but it doesn't work.
> https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.0/faq.html -> How do I specify the configuration
file location?
> 
> Does anyone have an idea to solve this problem?
> 
> Thanks and greetings,
> Christian
> 
> 
> On 23.01.18, 17:44, "Greg Huber" <gregh3269@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>    Hello,
> 
>    In a tomcat environment how do I get Log4jServletContextListener
>    contextDestroyed to be called last.  It is being called before my
>    contextDestroyed and I get no logging on shutdown.
> 
>    Cheers Greg
> 
> 
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