How to use syslog in JBoss EAP 6 and 7

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  • We want to use syslog in JBoss EAP 6. What additional configurations are needed to achieve this?
  • What is the recommended way to use EAP 6 and redirect logs to syslog?
  • Problem formatting with Syslog Log4J appender
  • Unable to send JBoss access logs to syslog. The configuration was done in JBoss EAP 7.2.9 but no events are displayed in /var/logs/syslog, attached configuration file. Is it possible to send the logs to syslog in this version?


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 6.x
    • 7.x
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 6

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