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Re: idp logging question

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ROWLEY Sam <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion list for Shibboleth developments <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 15 Aug 2008 14:47:32 +0100

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Hi Bruce,

Can you show us the contents of your log4j.properties file? The IdP
configuration 

> <Logging>
>       <Log4JConfig
location="file:/usr/local/tomcat5.5/common/classes/log4j.properties" />
> </Logging>

is using your Tomcat log4j.properties file which might not be handling
logging for your IdP classes unless you've modified it.

Cheers,

Sam

Sam Rowley
Learning Development Manager
Learning Development and Innovation
Academic Development Institute
Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2XS 

Telephone: 01782 29 5730
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Discussion list for Shibboleth developments 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bruce Rodger
> Sent: 15 August 2008 13:24
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: idp logging question
> 
> No doubt this question is going to make me look stupid, but 
> I've been staring at this for ages, and can't work out what 
> I'm doing wrong!
> 
> I have changed our idp to use log4j
> 
> So as described in the comments in idp.xml, I have
> 
> <!--
>          <Logging>
>                  <ErrorLog level="INFO" 
> location="file:/usr/local/shibboleth-idp/logs/shib-error.log" />
>                  <TransactionLog level="INFO" 
> location="file:/usr/local/shibboleth-idp/logs/shib-access.log" />
>          </Logging>
> -->
>          <!-- Uncomment the configuration section below and 
> comment out the one above if you would like to manually 
> configure log4j -->
>          <Logging>
>                  <Log4JConfig 
> location="file:/usr/local/tomcat5.5/common/classes/log4j.prope
> rties" />
>          </Logging>
> 
> I have also modified log4j.properties to allow syslogging as 
> well as flat file
> 
> And bits of it work!
> 
> But I'm now getting some data in my tomcat stdout.log that 
> doesn't appear in any of the "real" logfiles...
> 
> 2008-08-15 12:59:23,424 Authentication assertion 
> (_df7f546f41edada9fbe68d1fd1090d91) issued to provider 
> (urn:mace:ac.uk:sdss.ac.uk:provider
> :service:target.iay.org.uk) on behalf of principal (XXXXXX). 
> Name Identifier: (_34d7d3119ac6857b4d10e3056d74cb3e). Name 
> Identifier Format:
> (urn:mace:shibboleth:1.0:nameIdentifier).
> 2008-08-15 12:59:25,992 Attribute assertion 
> (_28aa0954169c5413d5682dda7465a0c4) issued to provider 
> (urn:mace:ac.uk:sdss.ac.uk:provider:serv
> ice:target.iay.org.uk) on behalf of principal (XXXXXX).
> 
> What magic runes do I need in my log4j.properties to get 
> these into the right place!
> 
> Bruce.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Bruce Rodger                      [log in to unmask]
> Network Manager, IT Services      
> |http://www.strath.ac.uk/IT/People/bruce.html
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