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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: How to set Log4J debug flag in Tomcat
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 00:51:24 GMT
Prastein, Rebeccah H wrote:
> How do I start tomcat as an application (not a service) and set the
> log4j debug commandline parameter?
> I tried editing startup.bat to prepend -Dlog4j.debug to %CMD_LINE_ARGS%,
> but I get the following error on startup, and I don't see any log4j
> debug output:
> usage: java org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina [ -config {pathname} ]
> [ -nonaming ] { start | stop }
Sounds like your added switch gets added at the end, after the -jar.
I don't have a Windows Tomcat handy, but you might try to add it in 
JAVA_OPTS instead, like
JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Dlog4j.debug"
(Unix version)
Maybe in sentenv.bat, if it exists ?

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