Custom handlers cause JBoss EAP 7 to crash if the log manager is on the boot class path

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Fail to load module "org.jboss.logmanager" for custom handler on EAP 7.3.0:
11:37:27,573 ERROR [org.jboss.as.controller.management-operation] (Controller Boot Thread) WFLYCTL0013: Operation ("add") failed - address: ([
    ("subsystem" => "logging"),
    ("custom-handler" => "syslog")
]): java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Failed to load module "org.jboss.logmanager" for handler "syslog"
                at org.jboss.logmanager.config.AbstractPropertyConfiguration.<init>(AbstractPropertyConfiguration.java:65) [jboss-logmanager-2.1.17.Final-redhat-00001.jar:2.1.17.Final-redhat-00001]

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 7.x
  • OpenJDK 11
  • Red hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)

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