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log4j:ERROR No appender named [dailyRollFile] could be found



User would not like to see some specific warning messages appear in the logs.

Error Messages

[7/24/14 9:47:45:786 HST] 00000009 SystemErr R log4j:WARN Continuable parsing error 123 and column 23
[7/24/14 9:47:45:786 HST] 00000009 SystemErr R log4j:WARN An element with the identifier "dailyRollFile" must appear in the document.
[7/24/14 9:47:46:880 HST] 00000009 SystemErr R log4j:ERROR No appender named [dailyRollFile] could be found.

Root Cause

User has the appender reference for "dailyRollFile" but it is not defined anywhere. User will either need to remove the reference to it or need to define it. In this case since its not being referred anywhere.


Remove this log entry:

<appender-ref ref="dailyRollFile"/>

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Published April 1, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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