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From "Paul McMahan" <>
Subject Re: Tomcat access logs
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2006 14:40:34 GMT
Sounds like a good idea.  Questions:

-  should the access logs for jetty also be disabled by default (for
-  how should the web access log viewer in the console react to this change?


On 4/5/06, Jeff Genender <> wrote:
> A while back, someone had requested that the access logs for Tomcat be
> turned on by default in Geronimo.  This basically involved enabling the
> Tomcat AccessLogValve, and this request was granted.
> Upon further review, it would seem that other application servers leave
> this off by default.  In fact, Tomcat itself leaves this off by default.
>  I suppose that the reason for this is most Java web implementations are
> front-ended by a web server such as httpd, and the web server handles
> these logs.
> Should we follow suit and by default keep the access logs turned off?
> This seems to make more sense.
> Thoughts and opinions on this matter?
> Jeff

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