Here are a list of commonly asked questions and answers. If you have any questions which are not on this list, please talk to us on the Mailing Lists.

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Using Camel Questions

Questions on using Apache Camel

Logging Questions

Questions on logging output from Camel to a console, using the Log endpoint or JDK 1.4 logging or Log4j etc

Component Questions

Questions on using specific components

JMS Questions

Questions on using the JMS endpoints in Camel


Many thanks to the following organizations for helping the Camel project.


Headway Software provided free licenses of Structure101 for analyzing and managing the architecture of Camel Java code.


YourKit, LLC kindly provide free licenses for the YourKit Java Profiler to open source projects. YourKit Java Profiler is primarily used to investigate performance and memory leak issues reported in Apache Camel.