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From "ralph.goers @dslextreme.com" <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Log4J 2
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 18:23:20 GMT
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is support for the concept of an event sink (receivers) going to be
> straightforward to implement using log4j2's configuration support?
>
> I just want to make sure we are covering our bases there.  It would be
> great to have explicit support for receivers, the same as we have for
> appenders.
>
> For the socketappender, can it be configured to be multicast?  If so, it
> would be good to be able to provide in the interface that was going to be
> used.
>
> There are of course other appenders (the reverse-connect
> sockethubappender, for example), and the other network-based appenders
> which can probably be replaced by this single socket appender if it were
> beefed up a bit.
>
>
SocketAppender itself doesn't do much. It is really an OutputStreamAppender
that leverages a SocketManager. At the moment it supports a
TCPSocketManager and a DatagramSocketManager. Adding other types of
SocketManagers doesn't require much.

Ralph

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