org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender
Class RandomAccessFileAppender

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.AbstractLifeCycle
      extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.filter.AbstractFilterable
          extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractAppender
              extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractOutputStreamAppender<RandomAccessFileManager>
                  extended by org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.RandomAccessFileAppender
All Implemented Interfaces:
Appender, Filterable, LifeCycle

@Plugin(name="RandomAccessFile",
        category="Core",
        elementType="appender",
        printObject=true)
public final class RandomAccessFileAppender
extends AbstractOutputStreamAppender<RandomAccessFileManager>

File Appender.


Nested Class Summary
 
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from interface org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LifeCycle
LifeCycle.State
 
Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractOutputStreamAppender
immediateFlush
 
Fields inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.AbstractLifeCycle
LOGGER
 
Method Summary
 void append(LogEvent event)
          Write the log entry rolling over the file when required.
static RandomAccessFileAppender createAppender(String fileName, String append, String name, String immediateFlush, String bufferSizeStr, String ignore, Layout<? extends Serializable> layout, Filter filter, String advertise, String advertiseURI, Configuration config)
          Create a File Appender.
 int getBufferSize()
          Returns the size of the file manager's buffer.
 String getFileName()
          Returns the file name this appender is associated with.
 void stop()
          Cleanup the Filter.
 
Methods inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractOutputStreamAppender
getManager, start
 
Methods inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractAppender
error, error, error, getHandler, getLayout, getName, ignoreExceptions, parseInt, setHandler, toString
 
Methods inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.filter.AbstractFilterable
addFilter, getFilter, hasFilter, isFiltered, removeFilter
 
Methods inherited from class org.apache.logging.log4j.core.AbstractLifeCycle
getState, isInitialized, isStarted, isStarting, isStopped, isStopping, setStarted, setStarting, setState, setStopped, setStopping
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LifeCycle
isStarted, isStopped
 

Method Detail

stop

public void stop()
Description copied from class: AbstractFilterable
Cleanup the Filter.

Specified by:
stop in interface LifeCycle
Overrides:
stop in class AbstractOutputStreamAppender<RandomAccessFileManager>

append

public void append(LogEvent event)
Write the log entry rolling over the file when required.

Specified by:
append in interface Appender
Overrides:
append in class AbstractOutputStreamAppender<RandomAccessFileManager>
Parameters:
event - The LogEvent.

getFileName

public String getFileName()
Returns the file name this appender is associated with.

Returns:
The File name.

getBufferSize

public int getBufferSize()
Returns the size of the file manager's buffer.

Returns:
the buffer size

createAppender

@PluginFactory
public static RandomAccessFileAppender createAppender(@PluginAttribute(value="fileName")
                                                                    String fileName,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="append")
                                                                    String append,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="name")
                                                                    String name,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="immediateFlush")
                                                                    String immediateFlush,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="bufferSize")
                                                                    String bufferSizeStr,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="ignoreExceptions")
                                                                    String ignore,
                                                                    @PluginElement(value="Layout")
                                                                    Layout<? extends Serializable> layout,
                                                                    @PluginElement(value="Filter")
                                                                    Filter filter,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="advertise")
                                                                    String advertise,
                                                                    @PluginAttribute(value="advertiseURI")
                                                                    String advertiseURI,
                                                                    @PluginConfiguration
                                                                    Configuration config)
Create a File Appender.

Parameters:
fileName - The name and path of the file.
append - "True" if the file should be appended to, "false" if it should be overwritten. The default is "true".
name - The name of the Appender.
immediateFlush - "true" if the contents should be flushed on every write, "false" otherwise. The default is "true".
bufferSizeStr - The buffer size, defaults to .
ignore - If "true" (default) exceptions encountered when appending events are logged; otherwise they are propagated to the caller.
layout - The layout to use to format the event. If no layout is provided the default PatternLayout will be used.
filter - The filter, if any, to use.
advertise - "true" if the appender configuration should be advertised, "false" otherwise.
advertiseURI - The advertised URI which can be used to retrieve the file contents.
config - The Configuration.
Returns:
The FileAppender.


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