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log4j configuration in EAR In Web sphere application server 7.0

Matt Swaggi
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Joined: May 29, 2008
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I am trying to configure log4j at EAR level. I mean I want to have the log4j.properties specified in the EAR so that the WebApp and EJB modules (deployed in separate jars) can share the same lo4j configuration.

My environment is WAS 7.0 , I use RAD 7.5. Any suggestion is appreciated



Thanks
balaji subbu
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Joined: Nov 14, 2011
Posts: 11
yes you can copy the log4j.properties in config directory of WAS(IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles\AppSrv01\config)

and use the below code to access it.

this.LogconfigPath = ("" + (file.getAbsolutePath() == null ? "" : file.getAbsolutePath()));
this.LogconfigPath = (this.LogconfigPath + File.separator +"Log4J.properties");
balaji subbu
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Joined: Nov 14, 2011
Posts: 11
For you use

LogconfigPath = (new StringBuilder()).append("").append(file.getAbsolutePath() == null ? "" : file.getAbsolutePath()).toString();
LogconfigPath = (new StringBuilder()).append(LogconfigPath).append(File.separator).append("Log4J.properties").toString();
 
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