[logback-user] logback-classic and Tomcat

Ceki Gulcu ceki at qos.ch
Mon Jan 5 17:44:57 CET 2009

Hello Zach,

In principle, as far as logback-classic configuration is concerned, the same 
configuration applies for application deployed under Tomcat or Jetty.

Note that Tomcat redirects console output to a file called catalina.out under 
$TOMCAT_HOME/logs/ directory. Have you looked there?


Zach Cox wrote:
> I'm using Logback Classic pretty much everywhere in my code to log
> lots of things (mainly exceptions and debug messages).  I do *not* use
> Logback Access at all.  I develop this webapp locally using an
> embedded Jetty instance, and the logging works fine: all logging
> messages are written out to the Eclipse console as expected.
> But on production we're using Tomcat 6.0.18 (installed on Ubuntu 8.10
> using apt) and I can't find any log files with logback messages
> anywhere.  I'm sure I just have some settings wrong somewhere - can
> anyone tell me how to configure logback *classic* (not access) to
> actually write out logging messages to a log file under Tomcat 6.0.18?
> Thanks,
> Zach

Ceki Gülcü
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