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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 6, 2022

The fix for PI67363 to be made available on the WAS 8.5 platform.

Issue as per APAR : https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PI67363 The following error is seen in logs during startup of Application Server 9.0 after fresh install SystemErr R ERROR StatusLogger Log4j2 could not find a logging implementation. Please add log4j-core to the classpath. Using SimpleLogger to log to the console Although the error is safe to be ignored, fixed have been added to the 9.0 codestream to prevent it from displaying. Customer has requested this be implemented on the 8.5 codestream
Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Alasdair Nottingham
    Jul 7, 2022

    There is no need to backport PI67363 to 8.5.5 because log4j was removed via PH42762 as a response to a security vulnerabilty in log4j. If this APAR were installed, or the 8.5.5 install were upgraded to 8.5.5.11 (the most recent service release of WebSphere) there is no more log4j so this problem would not occur.