How to enable access logging (accesslog) in JBoss EAP 7

Configuring JBoss EAP 7 to write an access log (e.g. like Apache webserver) is quite easy with the CLI:


If you need any additional configuration, take a look at this: Wildfly 10.0.0.Final Model Reference.

For example, to change the prefix of the log’s file name:

/subsystem=undertow/server=default-server/host=default-host/setting=access-log:write-attribute(name=prefix, value="my_access")

Alternatively, you could change the configuration in the config XML (e.g. standalone.xml):

<subsystem xmlns="urn:jboss:domain:undertow:3.1">
    <server name="default-server">
        <host name="default-host" alias="localhost">
            <access-log prefix="my_access" />

JBoss will now write every access to the application to accesslog in the log directory (e.g. JBOSS_HOME\standalone\log): - - [23/Jun/2016:13:29:24 +0200] "GET /MyApp/MyPath/MyFile.xhtml HTTP/1.1" 200 5738

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