Chapter 14. Using Logging

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The broker's log contains information about all of the critical events that occur in the broker. You can configure the granularity of the logged messages to provide the required amount of detail.

14.1. Overview of Logging

Red Hat AMQ uses the OPS4j Pax Logging system. Pax Logging is an open source OSGi logging service that extends the standard OSGi logging service to make it more appropriate for use in enterprise applications. It uses Apache Log4j as the back-end logging service. Pax Logging has its own API, but it also supports the following APIs:
  • Apache Log4j
  • Apache Commons Logging
  • SLF4J
  • Java Util Logging
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