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.appender;


import javax.servlet.ServletContext;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.Filter;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.Layout;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.LogEvent;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.appender.AbstractAppender;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.Property;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.Plugin;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.PluginBuilderAttribute;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.plugins.PluginBuilderFactory;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.AbstractStringLayout;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.PatternLayout;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.web.WebLoggerContextUtils;

 * Logs using the ServletContext's log method
@Plugin(name = "Servlet", category = "Core", elementType = "appender", printObject = true)
public class ServletAppender extends AbstractAppender {

	public static class Builder<B extends Builder<B>> extends AbstractAppender.Builder<B>
			implements org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util.Builder<ServletAppender> {

        private boolean logThrowables;

		public ServletAppender build() {
			final String name = getName();
			if (name == null) {
				LOGGER.error("No name provided for ServletAppender");
			final ServletContext servletContext = WebLoggerContextUtils.getServletContext();
			if (servletContext == null) {
				LOGGER.error("No servlet context is available");
				return null;
			Layout<? extends Serializable> layout = getLayout();
			if (layout == null) {
				layout = PatternLayout.createDefaultLayout();
			} else if (!(layout instanceof AbstractStringLayout)) {
				LOGGER.error("Layout must be a StringLayout to log to ServletContext");
				return null;
			return new ServletAppender(name, layout, getFilter(), servletContext, isIgnoreExceptions(), logThrowables);

         * Logs with {@link ServletContext#log(String, Throwable)} if true and with {@link ServletContext#log(String)} if false.
         * @return whether to log a Throwable with the servlet context.
        public boolean isLogThrowables() {
            return logThrowables;

         * Logs with {@link ServletContext#log(String, Throwable)} if true and with {@link ServletContext#log(String)} if false.
        public void setLogThrowables(final boolean logThrowables) {
            this.logThrowables = logThrowables;


    public static <B extends Builder<B>> B newBuilder() {
        return new Builder<B>().asBuilder();

    private final ServletContext servletContext;
    private final boolean logThrowables;

    private ServletAppender(final String name, final Layout<? extends Serializable> layout, final Filter filter,
            final ServletContext servletContext, final boolean ignoreExceptions, final boolean logThrowables) {
        super(name, filter, layout, ignoreExceptions, Property.EMPTY_ARRAY);
        this.servletContext = servletContext;
        this.logThrowables = logThrowables;

    public void append(final LogEvent event) {
        final String serialized = ((AbstractStringLayout) getLayout()).toSerializable(event);
        if (logThrowables) {
            servletContext.log(serialized, event.getThrown());
        } else {

     * Creates a Servlet Appender.
     * @param layout The layout to use (required). Must extend {@link AbstractStringLayout}.
     * @param filter The Filter or null.
     * @param name The name of the Appender (required).
     * @param ignoreExceptions If {@code true} (default) exceptions encountered when appending events are logged;
     *                         otherwise they are propagated to the caller.
     * @return The ServletAppender.
     * @deprecated Use {@link #newBuilder()}.
    public static ServletAppender createAppender(final Layout<? extends Serializable> layout, final Filter filter,
            final String name, final boolean ignoreExceptions) {
        // @formatter:off
    	return newBuilder().setFilter(filter).setIgnoreExceptions(ignoreExceptions).setLayout(layout).setName(name)
    	// @formatter:on




Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: log4j-web-2.14.1-sources.jar
File size: 30223 bytes
Release date: 2021-03-06


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