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Http Request/Response logging in embedded tomcat

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I have a requirement to monitor http request/response logs. We have a embedded Tomcat 7. Could you please point out the options available to do this?.
I'm already aware of the Access Log Valve ( http://www.tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/config/valve.html#Access_Log_Valve ). But it can only log separate request headers and query params of the request body..
Would like to know if there is any better approach..

posted Jul 9, 2013 by anonymous

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How about the ExtendedAccessLogValve or RequestDumperFilter?

https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/config/valve.html#Extended_Access_Log_Valve
https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/config/filter.html#Request_Dumper_Filter

You could also write a custom Valve or Filter if you have very specific needs.

answer Jul 9, 2013 by anonymous
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