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From Brock Noland <br...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Log4J Appender in Flume
Date Sun, 20 Jan 2013 01:25:05 GMT

Do I understand this correctly, you are going to use the flume log4j
appender to collect flume logs?

If so, I don't see how you'd avoid the feedback loop.


On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Connor Woodson <cwoodson.dev@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just ran into an unfortunate configuration issue; I want to use flume's
> log4j appender as part of the agent itself in order to send error logs to a
> monitoring system. However, when that system is down (which it should be
> able to be without causing issues), the RPCClient (even though it's in a
> Failover Sink) throws an error/warning that it can't connect to the system,
> and then that error gets routed recursively back into the appender and so
> forth...
> Is there any way to make this system work (using the log4j appender on error
> messages), or if not any recommendations on how to track my error logs?
> Thanks,
> - Connor

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