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"StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier" error after applying log4j patches (Doc ID 2853514.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 12.2.1.4.0 to 12.2.1.4.0 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.4.0 , WebCenter Sites

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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- Applied latest WCS and WCS patches for log4j (Patch  33697897 & Patch 33727616)
- When starting the WCS managed server, below error's are seen in {wcsites_sever1}.out file

ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [d]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [d] starting at position 16 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [thread]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [thread] starting at position 25 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [level]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [level] starting at position 35 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [logger]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [logger] starting at position 47 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [msg]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [msg] starting at position 54 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized format specifier [n]
ERROR StatusLogger Unrecognized conversion specifier [n] starting at position 56 in conversion pattern.
ERROR StatusLogger Reconfiguration failed: No configuration found for '6e171cd7' at 'null' in 'null'


  - Due to the above error's , custom logging is not working. Before patching, all custom loggers worked fine.

             - Custom Loggers :   log4j2.properties in classpath & customlog.jar file in extend.sites.webapp-lib/web-inf/lib



Changes

 

Cause

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