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Subject [Directory Wiki] Update of "LoggingPlan" by nickfaiz
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2005 20:35:54 GMT
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Logging in Directory Server is handled by SLF4J - .

Find below a plan for developing logging in the server.

== Logging Location ==

Default behaviour should see logging should be saved to a /logs directory as apacheds.log

The location of this directory should be configurable but it should be tied to a server_home
variable. The server_home directory can be the typical application directory for storing configuration
files, etc.. This might be the same thing as the server working directory.

== Choice of Logging Framework ==

SLF4J is ideal because it should allow any logging framework to be swapped in - this is achieved
by ensuring that the correct jar is on the classpath (no dynamic classloading takes, it keeps
things simple). Thus, we do not have to do much work here - we simply have to tell people
how to locate the default slf4j implementation - nlog4j.jar - and replace it with their own

== Logging as an embedded server vs Logging as a standalone server ==

== Component specific logging ==

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