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From Boris Niyazov <>
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2001 22:46:41 GMT
It's a feature. I'm not sure what you can do on NT but on unix we have written a 
script that moves all logs in an archive and then restarts tomcat. You may want 
to modify your tomcat startup.bat script to add this functionality.

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>(Tomcat 3.2.1, Windows 2000, JDK 1.3.1)
>Does anyone know what the behaviour of log files is in Tomcat?
>I have noticed that each time that Tomcat is restarted, the log files get
>wiped clean.
>What happens if I have Tomcat running as a NT service? Do the files get
>wiped after a certain time period or do they just grow and grow until the
>files reach some maximum size. If so what happens then?
>What advice would you give me on how to setup the logfiles for Tomcat
>running as an NT service.
>I have not seen any information about this in the documentation or any
>relevant information in the archives.
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