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From Connor Woodson <cwoodson....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log4J Appender in Flume
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:05:02 GMT
Yes that's what I wanted to do, but that feedback loop is killer. I'll just
have to switch to something else.

Thanks

- Connor


On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 5:25 PM, Brock Noland <brock@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Do I understand this correctly, you are going to use the flume log4j
> appender to collect flume logs?
>
> If so, I don't see how you'd avoid the feedback loop.
>
> Brock
>
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Connor Woodson <cwoodson.dev@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I just ran into an unfortunate configuration issue; I want to use flume's
> > log4j appender as part of the agent itself in order to send error logs
> to a
> > monitoring system. However, when that system is down (which it should be
> > able to be without causing issues), the RPCClient (even though it's in a
> > Failover Sink) throws an error/warning that it can't connect to the
> system,
> > and then that error gets routed recursively back into the appender and so
> > forth...
> >
> > Is there any way to make this system work (using the log4j appender on
> error
> > messages), or if not any recommendations on how to track my error logs?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > - Connor
>
>
>
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