When we deploy web applications in tomcat server running inside eclipse, tomcat by default does not create few log files like localhost.log etc. To set up tomcat to create all the logfiles via eclipse, we can take the following steps
When we add tomcat as server in eclipse and go to Servers View -> Double Click on Servers -> Click on Open Launch Configuration -> Go to Arguments Tab -> See VM argument’s
You will see following parameters
To set up tomcat to create all the logfiles, we need to add following parameters.
Once done, Apply and save the changes and Restart the eclipse.
You should see localhost*.log and other files in the catalina.base directory.