Why JWS3.1 tomcat8.service does not write console output to catalina.out?

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  • After updating the JWS3 tomcat from tomcat8-8.0.18-62 to latest tomcat8-8.0.36-17, we have observed that tomcat doesn't write console log to catalina.out file instead it goes into /var/log/messages file? Is there any recent change in tomcat console logging?
  • How to write JWS3 tomcat8-8.0.36-17 console logs to file?
  • Where to find JWS 3.1.0 tomcat8-8.0.36-17 console logs?


  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS) 3.1
    • Tomcat 8
    • Tomcat 7
    • rpm installation
  • systemd

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