Source Code for Apache Log4j Web Servlet Containers

Apache Log4j Web Servlet Containers provides support for automatically enabling Log4j in Servlet containers.

Bytecode (Java 8) for Apache Log4j Web Servlet Containers is provided in a separate JAR file like log4j-web-2.14.1.jar.

Source Code files for Apache Log4j IOStreams are provided in both binary packge like and source package like You can download them at Apache Log4j Website.

You can also browse Source Code files for Apache Log4j Web Servlet Containers 2.14.1 below.



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package org.apache.logging.log4j.web;

import java.util.EnumSet;
import java.util.Set;
import javax.servlet.DispatcherType;
import javax.servlet.FilterRegistration;
import javax.servlet.ServletContainerInitializer;
import javax.servlet.ServletContext;
import javax.servlet.ServletException;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.Logger;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.status.StatusLogger;

 * In a Servlet 3.0 or newer environment, this initializer is responsible for starting up Log4j logging before anything
 * else happens in application initialization. For consistency across all containers, if the effective Servlet major
 * version of the application is less than 3.0, this initializer does nothing.
public class Log4jServletContainerInitializer implements ServletContainerInitializer {

    public void onStartup(final Set<Class<?>> classes, final ServletContext servletContext) throws ServletException {
        if (servletContext.getMajorVersion() > 2 && servletContext.getEffectiveMajorVersion() > 2 &&
                ))) {
            final Logger LOGGER = StatusLogger.getLogger();

            LOGGER.debug("Log4jServletContainerInitializer starting up Log4j in Servlet 3.0+ environment.");

            final FilterRegistration.Dynamic filter =
                    servletContext.addFilter("log4jServletFilter", Log4jServletFilter.class);
            if (filter == null) {
                LOGGER.warn("WARNING: In a Servlet 3.0+ application, you should not define a " +
                    "log4jServletFilter in web.xml. Log4j 2 normally does this for you automatically. Log4j 2 " +
                    "web auto-initialization has been canceled.");

            final Log4jWebLifeCycle initializer = WebLoggerContextUtils.getWebLifeCycle(servletContext);
            initializer.setLoggerContext(); // the application is just now starting to start up

            if (!"true".equalsIgnoreCase(servletContext.getInitParameter(
                    Log4jWebSupport.IS_LOG4J_AUTO_SHUTDOWN_DISABLED))) {
                servletContext.addListener(new Log4jServletContextListener());

            filter.setAsyncSupported(true); // supporting async when the user isn't using async has no downsides
            filter.addMappingForUrlPatterns(EnumSet.allOf(DispatcherType.class), false, "/*");



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