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From "Jacob Kjome" <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: FW: DailyRollingFileAppender for a Struts Web Application using WAS 6.0 and Struts 1.1
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:10:32 GMT

java ... -Dlog.dir=/my/preferred/path WAS

In log4j.properties....


Now you can use the same log file for all environments.  Just make sure you 
set the system property at startup.


On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:44:03 -0600
  Paula McDowell <pmcdowell12@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all. Is there a way to set a DailyRollingFileAppender outside of a 
>log4j.properties in a struts application? My company’s website is running in 
>a mainfame environment with multiple WAS instances for each region ie., 
>development, test, and production. This type of architecture requires my log 
>file to be environment specific i.e. /temp/dev/log or /temp/prod/log. I could 
>have a log4j.properties for each environment, but don’t really feel good 
>about that approach.
> I’ve created a StartUp plugin that will create a log file using a variable 
>defined as a WAS Resource Environment Entry. The plugin reads the variable 
>and thus creates and names the log file appropriately. I have yet to figure 
>out how to instantiate a DailyRollingFileAppender that will roll this file 
>and create a new log at the beginning of each day.
> Thanks,
> Paula
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