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Fwd: kafka appender layout does not work for kafka 0.7.1
Sining Ma 2013-03-29, 18:24
Hi

I am using kafka 0.7.1 right now.
I am using the following log4j properties file and trying to send some log information to kafka server.

log4j.rootLogger=INFO,file,stdout
log4j.appender.stdout=org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender
log4j.appender.stdout.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.stdout.layout.ConversionPattern=[%d] %p %t %m (%c)%n
log4j.appender.file=org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
#log4j.appender.file.FileNamePattern=c:\\development\\producer-agent_%d{yyyy-MM-dd}.log
log4j.appender.file.File=${AC_DATA_HOME}\\lmservice\\tailer-aggregator.log
log4j.appender.file.MaxFileSize=100MB
log4j.appender.file.MaxBackupIndex=1
log4j.appender.file.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
#log4j.appender.file.layout.ConversionPattern= %-4r [%t] %-5p %c %x - %m%n
log4j.appender.file.layout.ConversionPattern=[%d] %p %t %m (%c)%n
log4j.appender.KAFKA=kafka.producer.KafkaLog4jAppender
log4j.appender.KAFKA.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
log4j.appender.KAFKA.layout.ConversionPattern=[%d] %p %t %m (%c)%n
log4j.appender.KAFKA.BrokerList=0:localhost:9092
log4j.appender.KAFKA.SerializerClass=kafka.serializer.StringEncoder
log4j.appender.KAFKA.Topic=test.topic
# Turn on all our debugging info
log4j.logger.kafka=INFO, KAFKA
log4j.logger.org=INFO, KAFKA
log4j.logger.com=INFO, KAFKA

However, I find that the messages send to kafka server are not formatted as my defined layout.
KafkaLog4jAppender just sends messages(%m), and there is no other conversion patterns.
I am not sure if my configuration is wrong or KafkaLog4jAppender does not support log4j layout.