[rabbitmq-discuss] Turning off rabbit logging

Martin Wilhelm mwilhelm at vz.net
Wed Apr 14 12:41:00 BST 2010

On 07.01.2010 23:31, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 10:15:26PM +0000, Matthew Sackman wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 04:35:29PM -0500, Mark Steele wrote:
>>> Is there a method to turn off rabbit's logging? I've poked around the
>>> documentation (administration guide), and have come up empty handed.
>> Nope. You could always just redirect the logs to /dev/null.
> Actually, I've just done some more digging into this. If you put in your
> /etc/rabbitmq/rabbitmq.conf
> SERVER_START_ARGS="-kernel error_logger silent"
> then you'll not get the main log. However, it's debatable whether that
> should really work. You also can't turn of the sasl log from there (for
> some reason). Much better is to edit your rabbitmq-server script and
> change the two lines at the bottom which look like:
>      -kernel error_logger '{file,"'${RABBITMQ_LOGS}'"}' \
>      -sasl sasl_error_logger '{file,"'${RABBITMQ_SASL_LOGS}'"}' \
> to
>      -kernel error_logger silent \
>      -sasl sasl_error_logger false \
> Then you'll get rid of both of them.

A late question:

Are there plans to use log4erl with rabbitmq? So - one
can adjust the loglevel instead of enable/disable the
whole logging. In our case 'error' and 'fatal' should be
logged, 'info' not.


Martin Wilhelm

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