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Subject accumulo git commit: ACCUMULO-2954 Add docs about logging configuration files
Date Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:14:55 GMT
Repository: accumulo
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master 07507189f -> 66e6001c6

ACCUMULO-2954 Add docs about logging configuration files


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 66e6001c626fd7b7d2fe74030774b8cf1a22af1d
Parents: 0750718
Author: Christopher Tubbs <>
Authored: Wed Apr 8 14:14:29 2015 -0400
Committer: Christopher Tubbs <>
Committed: Wed Apr 8 14:14:29 2015 -0400

 docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
diff --git a/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt b/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
index d7a565b..0382934 100644
--- a/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
+++ b/docs/src/main/asciidoc/chapters/administration.txt
@@ -88,6 +88,14 @@ Accumulo is configured by editing several Shell and XML files found in
 +$ACCUMULO_HOME/conf+. The structure closely resembles Hadoop's configuration
+Logging is primarily controlled using the log4j configuration files,
++generic_logger.xml+ and +monitor_logger.xml+ (or their corresponding version if the +.xml+ version is missing). The generic logger is
+used for most server types, and is typically configured to send logs to the
+monitor, as well as log files. The monitor logger is used by the monitor, and
+is typically configured to log only errors the monitor itself generates,
+rather than all the logs that it receives from other server types.
 ==== Edit conf/
 Accumulo needs to know where to find the software it depends on. Edit

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