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Getting log4j:ERROR No appenders could be found for category

brainchild1977 (Programmer) (OP)
11 Feb 05 14:34
Hello,

Am using log4j to log errors for my Java application. When i run the unix script I can the following error message:

log4j:ERROR No appenders could be found for category (classname).
log4j:ERROR Please initialize the log4j system properly.

I do have the log4j.jar included in my classpath..

What could be the problem?
sedj (Programmer)
12 Feb 05 3:13
Where do you have log4j.jar installed ? Which version ?

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timw (Programmer)
14 Feb 05 3:07
You must either configure the logging in your code, or better - use a log4j.properties file on the classpath. At a basic level, this could contain, for example:-

CODE

# Set root logger level and its appender.
# Valid levels are INFO, DEBUG, WARN, ERROR and FATAL
log4j.rootLogger=ERROR

# Set logger level for all classes in my package structure
log4j.logger.<your top-level package>=INFO, Console

# Console is set to be a ConsoleAppender.
log4j.appender.Console=org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender

log4j.appender.Console.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.Console.layout.ConversionPattern=%-4r [%t] %-5p %c %x - %m%n

Hope this does the trick.

Tim

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