How to modify a logging format for Tomcat catalina.log logging file

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Issue

  • How do I modify a logging format for Tomcat catalina.log logging file?
  • I specified the following in /etc/tomcat6/logging.properties for Tomcat 6.x in RHEL 6 but it does not work:

    java.util.logging.SimpleFormatter.format=%1$tY-%1$tm-%1$td %1$tH:%1$tM:%1$tS.%1$tL %4$s [%3$s] %5$s (%2$s) %6$s%n
    

Environment

  • JBoss Web Server 2.x, 3.x
  • RHEL 6
  • Tomcat 6.x, 7.x

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