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From David kerber <>
Subject Re: Tomcat stopped logging
Date Tue, 29 May 2007 17:59:38 GMT
Propes, Barry L wrote:
> I'm not even close to that!
> I'm at about 4.7 MB! For the logs anyway...isn't that the directory to which you're referring?
> But one thing I do wonder about...seems as if someone had told me one time there was
a finite amount of folders or items that could be in a Windows directory, like 256 for example.
I currently have 253, but I haven't encountered this problem since a few weeks back. 
If there is a limit (and I don't think there is except for the root 
directory), it's huge; I have several NTFS directories with tens of 
thousands of files in them.


> I did go ahead and zip up a bunch of old log files, but I don't think it was too big
of an issue at the time.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Stephens []
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:17 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Tomcat stopped logging
> I can't remember off the top of my head but I think there is a 2GB limit(OS
> Level). but I'd have to try and find that, to be totally sure.
> On 5/29/07, Propes, Barry L <> wrote:
>> yeah, it did one day. It had logged up until about 11:45am one day, and
>> then inexplicably stopped.
>> Not sure why, because more errors did occur.
>> I had a few logs, with one being catalina_log (prefix), the other being
>> localhost_admin_log, another being localhost_DBTest_log, which catches most
>> of my errors and then localhost_log.
>> All of course stapled with a datestamp.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Daniel Stephens []
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 9:02 AM
>> To: Tomcat Users List
>> Subject: Re: Tomcat stopped logging
>> apologize for coming in late if this was resolved... Are you saying Tomcat
>> just stop's logging to the catalina.out?
>> On 5/9/07, Propes, Barry L <> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have a strange situation.
>>> Tomcat has stopped logging today on my prod. server. Not sure why. All
>> of
>>> the app seems to be working just fine, but the key log file stopped
>>> generating new info.
>>> I have a scheduled task stop and restart Tomcat every morning around
>> 6am,
>>> so as to dump bad threads if there are any.
>>> Usually it resumes just fine.
>>> Any idea as to why this would occur?
>>> Thanks!

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