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From "Len Popp" <len.p...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Access Valve
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2007 23:15:30 GMT
No, Chris was talking about the configuration of the AccessLogValve.
Read the documentation link he gave.

Alternatively, maybe you can just grep the log file for certain lines
that tell you what you need to know, for example "GET /index.jsp".
-- 
Len

On 10/31/07, Rizwan Merchant <rizwan.merchant@sysconet.ca> wrote:
>
> Thanks Chris,
> Does that mean that I need to set the value of an attribute in my code,
> and check that value in the valve? That seems intrusive as I have to set
> up my code to handle this.
>
> Let me step back a little. Can you tell me..what if I leave it the way
> it is and let it log everything. Would this slow down the application
> since it will be doing a LOT of writing to the access log file? Or am I
> worrying too much about this?
> My main reason to log less is so that tomcat is not bogged down because
> of how much it is writing to the access log..
>
> Thanks,
> -Riz.
>
> Christopher Schultz wrote:
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> > Rizwan,
> >
> > Rizwan Merchant wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >> I am trying to set up the access valve so that we can analyze our
> >> traffic using the softwares that are out there.
> >> I noticed that when I turn on the access valve, it logs requests for
> >> every little item on the page, all the images etc. Is there a way I can
> >> have tomcat log only one line for every session?
> >>
> >
> > One line for every session? Or one line for the first request processed
> > by a keepalive connection?
> >
> >
> >> Or is there a way to
> >> exclude requests made for images and certain other types of files?
> >>
> >
> > It looks like the only way to do either of these things is to use the
> > "condition" attribute of the valve. Check out the docs for that
> > attribute -- it might give you some ideas.
> >
> > http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/config/valve.html
> >
> > - -chris
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