The logging model used by Oracle ATG Web Commerce provides a flexible mechanism for setting up complex application logging rules. With a combination of filters and sinks, you can design a logging configuration that handles all requirements.

The key to designing logging systems is to model your logging rules in terms of the logging filters and sinks provided with Oracle ATG Web Commerce (or with new filters and sinks that you write yourself).

For example, if you want to monitor a particular component so errors are sent as email, but all messages, including errors, are sent to a single file, you need the following:

Finally, the log source component must specify the LogListenerQueue as one of its logListeners.

Here is an example of what a logging system might look like: