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From "Adedokun, Bisi" <adedo...@toysrus.com>
Subject RE: Specifying Different Location for Log File
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2003 15:37:35 GMT
> Hello,
> 
> I'm using log4j in a struts application. I'd like to specify a different
> location for the log file. Presently, the log file is written to the
> $[WSAD_ROOT] which is C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere Studio\Application
> Developer\v5.1. I have specified different location in the
> log4j.properties file but it does not write to the specified location. Is
> there a way to do this in log4j? I have gone through the log4j API, FAQ
> and documentation and I did not see any entry regarding writing log file
> to a different location. I'm I missing something?
> 
> Below is a sample entry in the log4j.properties file:
> 
> log4j.appender.R=org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
> log4j.appender.R.maxBackupIndex=1
> log4j.appender.R.append=true
> log4j.appender.R.bufferSize=8192
> log4j.appender.R.file=weblog.log
> log4j.appender.R.bufferedIO=false
> log4j.appender.R.immediateFlush=true
> log4j.appender.R.maximumFileSize=102400
> log4j.appender.R.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.R.layout.conversionPattern=%d [%t] %-5p %c %M.%L %x - %m%n
> log4j.appender.R.layout.contentType=text/plain
> # stdout is set to Consoleappender
> log4j.appender.stdout=org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender
> # stdout uses PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.stdout.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.stdout.layout.ConversionPattern=%d [%t] %-5p %c - %m%n
> log4j.rootCategory=DEBUG, R, stdout
> 
> 
> What I would like to be able to do is to specify a different location for
> the file property:
> log4j.appender.R.file=d:\logs\weblog.log
> 
> Any insight into how to go about this will be appreciated.
> 
> Bisi
> 
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