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Tomcat: how to force all the logs to go in one file

A default installation of Tomcat logs things in admin.{date}.log, catalina.{date}.log, host-manager.{date}.log, manager.{date}.log, and localhost.{date}.log. How to change the configuration (I guess logs/logging.properties) to send everything in one file (say logs/tomcat.log), and always the same file (without the date in the file name)?

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manav_mathurCommented:
Does this help??
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/logging.html

Scroll down some more for logs/logging.propertiers sample. You have to change all the prefixes to "tomcat"
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hubtechCommented:
Sorry - that's the way it works - at least until version 5.5 anyway.

From http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.0-doc/config/logger.html

File Logger (org.apache.catalina.logger.FileLogger)
The File Logger records all logged messages to disk file(s) in a specified directory. The actual filenames of the log files are created from a configured prefix, the current date in YYYY-MM-DD format, and a configured suffix. On the first logged message after midnight each day, the current log file will be closed and a new file opened for the new date, without having to shut down Catalina in order to perform this switch.

... hubtech
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hubtechCommented:
You can combine them into one common file by changing the prefix but you cannot do away with the date stamping.
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avernetAuthor Commented:
All,

Thank you for the answers to this question.

Alex
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