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Java Logging API

Mike Cutter
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Joined: Jun 09, 2002
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My company purchased this product called the Versata Logic Server. Its manual says that its logging is based on Sun's java.util.logging package.

The logging is set to the default of the WARNING level, 1 log file, and about 1 MB in size.

I want to have the log file reach 3 MB in size and keep the 10 previous log files. When the log file reaches 3 MB in size, it copies it and starts a new log file.

I am not too familiar with the Java Logging API. Any suggestions would help me.


Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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Have a look at this Java Logging Overview. The java.util.logging.FileHandler class has all the settings you require, if that's what your server is using.
Logging configurations can take many forms, though most applications use a property file. Consult your product's documentation to see how it is configured.

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