Synchronize logging between JMX-Console and log4j2_root.yaml

Synchronize logging between JMX-Console and log4j2_root.yaml

If I set, in the log4j2_root.yaml file:  reconciliation.loglevel to DEBUG, then all files which use that appender are now in debug.  If I further go into the JMX-Console and set cmdb.reconciliation.log into 'INFO', that single appender is now in INFO logging.  It is not clear to a user why it is not in debug if it was changed from the JMX-Console.  Further, on reboot it will revert back to DEBUG specified in the .yaml file.  When log levels are changed in the JMX, they should reflect that change in the .yaml file in some way.  This will again mitigate confusion on how to know which log level is being used.

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Thank you for sharing your idea! It’s open for comments and kudos, and we’re looking forward to input from the community. Once there is enough community traction, it will be further reviewed by the product team

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I am surprised that for such a thing an enhancement request or an Idea Exchange must be created. It should be in the interest of the manufacturer that the logging should be well and uniformly configured.

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Bill has over 26 years of experience in the IT industry focusing on providing business solutions utilizing HPE Software’s tools at enterprise scale. He comes from the HPE-IT organization where he managed the first deployment of HPSC (now HPSM) and then later UCMDB with its discovery partner UD. Bill also managed a team of IT Developers, who created customized configuration management solutions for HPE-IT and HPE’s ES clients.
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