I want to rotate logs every hour .can i do this using wrapper logging functionality . currently we use cronolog which rotate logs every 1 hour and it creates the dirs like 201105/03/logname_1.log . if the dir is not there. is there a way that i can do the same thing using wrapper logging functionality .
Thanks in advance
It is not currently possible to roll based on time. Only by date, once per day. This is something that we will look into adding for a future version.
In the mean time, would using log4j to log the majority of your application output. You can configure it to only log summary data to the console. Only the log output sent to the console will be added to the Wrapper's log file. It is nice to have everything in the same log file, but would this be an option in your case?
Thank you Leif for your response.
I am starting my Jboss instance using wrapper,so all the Jboss instance specific logs can go to wrapper and the app logging can go to seperate logging. (may be i can use log4j for this) .?
If you are already sending your application logs to other files, I would not expect very much output from only JBoss and the Wrapper. Is there a reason why you want to roll the logs every hour? If you roll too often, it can actually make it harder to find useful information, like when exactly a JVM was restarted for example.
Hmm……that is true. There wont be much from Jboss. right now we maintain separate stdout logs where application logging will also gets logged. If there is a problem in a particular hour, its easy to look at the logs for that particular Hour logs rather than looking at a big log file which contains all info belongs to whole day. It is much more convenient to troubleshoot for errors when we rotate logs on Hourly basis.
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