How do I use Log4j?

Camel uses sfl4j which allows you to configure logging via, among others:

The quick way to enable Log4j is to add log4j to your classpath or maven pom.xml. For example the following in your pom.xml should do the trick:


Then to configure log4j you need to add a or log4j.xml to your classpath (so they go in a directory which is on your classpath).

Here’s an example file:

log4j.rootLogger=INFO, out

# uncomment the following line to enable debugging of Camel

log4j.appender.out.layout.ConversionPattern=[%30.30t] %-30.30c{1} %-5p %m%n
#log4j.appender.out.layout.ConversionPattern=%d [%-15.15t] %-5p %-30.30c{1} - %m%n