How to configure tomcat 5.5 (or 6.0) that the output of stdout and stderr of each web application / context will go to one logfile?
I only managed to get the stderr to a specific logfile - the stdout of the applications still went to catalina.out.
I found the following information, guess this should help you.
We do this on Tomcat 5.5 but I think it should work on 6.0 also.
EDIT: Here is our META-INF/context.xml,
stdout points to catalina.out in the
I know this is not a complete answer - just telling you where to look.
Another method to separate the output would be to run one tomcat instance for each webapp. This way you can not only separate the webapp logs, but also the other log files, the JVM parameters, start and stop of the instances and so on.
You'll find a step by step guide here.