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From Dejan Bosanac <de...@nighttale.net>
Subject Re: How to use a second,own log4j.properties for a bean?
Date Fri, 03 Sep 2010 10:49:41 GMT
You can configure your bean to log to the other file in the same
log4j.properties file ActiveMQ uses. You just need to define a new
appender and configure your logs to write there.


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On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Ben Stover <bxstover@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I deployed a (MD)Bean to the /lib subfolder of ActiveMQ and configured the activemq.xml
accordingly.
>
> The Bean runs successfully. As a side operation it does some logging which should be
directed
> to a second, separate logfile (e.g. $ACTIVEMQ_HOME/data/mylogfile123.log).
>
> So it cannot use the default ActiveMQ log4j.properties file in subfolder /conf.
> Instead I tried to add a second, own log4j.properties file into the deployed *.jar Bean.
> I epected that the special log4j.properties file has priority over the default one.
>
> Unfortunately this does not work. The output goes still to the logfile defined in the
> default log4j.properties file.
>
> According to
>
> http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/manual.html#defaultInit
>
> I defined a
>
>  <property name="resouce" value="log4j.properties">
>
> entry in activemq.xml inside the SpringXML bean declaration.
> But his does not help either.
>
> How can I setup a second log4j.properties file for a new Bean?
>
> Maybe there are some other configuration tricks to get the log4j working.
>
> Ben
>
>
>

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