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From Rakesh Patel <rakesh.mailgro...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Advice on auditing actions
Date Fri, 17 Mar 2006 14:52:06 GMT
so i have another logger but how do i control loggers output to a 
specific appender?

cheers

Rakesh

James Stauffer wrote:

>Do it like the following.  Then it will be easy to send the audit logs
>to another location.
>
>final static Logger _logger = Logger.getLogger(ReferenceDataDaoImpl.class);
>final static Logger _auditor =
>Logger.getLogger("audit."ReferenceDataDaoImpl.class.getName());
>
>
>On 3/17/06, Rakesh Patel <rakesh.mailgroups@gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>i have a requirement to audit events to a database table. I thought of
>>using the log4j JdbcAppender to do this but the issue i have is there's
>>auditing and there's debugging.
>>
>>For example,
>>
>>logger.debug("Value of variable is now:{}",aVariable); // this is not
>>needed for auditing
>>logger.debug("Successful logon for username:{}",userName); // this
>>should end up in the audit table
>>
>>My current configuration of log4j is to declare a class-specific logger
>>in each class that needs logging:
>>
>>final static Logger _logger = Logger.getLogger(ReferenceDataDaoImpl.class);
>>
>>I could use this logger and utilise thresholds and have audit events
>>triggered by calling logger.error() but that does not seem a very clean
>>approach.
>>
>>Another idea is to declare an additional logger to be used for auditing:
>>
>>final static Logger _logger = Logger.getLogger(ReferenceDataDaoImpl.class);
>>final static Logger _auditor = Logger.getLogger(ReferenceDataDaoImpl.class);
>>
>>and have that logger use JdbcAppender. Or maybe one global logger for
>>auditing?
>>
>>What do you guys think?
>>
>>Cheers
>>
>>Rakesh
>>
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