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access.log and error.log

jignesh soni
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Joined: Dec 10, 2007
Posts: 150
When I try to open access.log and error.log, I get the error "Acces Denied".
I have admin rights, so I can check all the files. So how come is access denied. I had put this question earlier also and I was informed that these files are continuously updated and thats why access may be denied. I am not sure, if this is true.
Even if thats true, how can I check access.log and error.log files ?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

It depends how open files behave on the OS you're using, and also how "admin right" work on your OS (because "admin rights" on Windows aren't worth a hill of beans!)

I've personally run Tomcat on a number of different real computing platforms, where this has never been a problem. I've never tried to run it on Windows, though. If that's what you're trying to do, perhaps someone else can help you.

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