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Read a log file and trigger email with same file attached

 
Ramya Ms
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I want to read the contents of a log file present on the server, and trigger email along with the log file attached using JSP.
 
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Ramya Ms wrote:I want to read the contents of a log file present on the server, and trigger email along with the log file attached using JSP.

No, you don't. JSP is a technology for creating HTML views. Reading a log file and sending email is not something that JSP is suitable for. If you need to do this within the context of a web application, it should be done in Java classes, not JSP.
 
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Thank you.. but I can include the java code inside JSP?
 
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That is an obsolete and discredited practice since 2001. That's 14 years ago! So no, you should note put Java code in a JSP.

Please read this article to understand how to structure modern Java web apps.
 
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Also, many loggers are quite capable of sending their own emails without needing a separate application to read the log.

I do that with one of my primary apps. Anything that logs to level FATAL gets emailed to me automatically.
 
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