How to enable log4j when doing spring-based integration test?

Just put a log4j.xml on test’s class path and log4j will be activated.

However, you may hate to have 2 "log4j.xml" in your eclipse. You want the log4j config for testing to be called log4j-test.xml. In that case, do the following:

//create your own runner, withen which load log4j
public class MySpringJunit4ClassRunner extends SpringJUnit4ClassRunner {
	static {
		try {
		} catch (FileNotFoundException ex) {
			System.err.println("Cannot Initialize log4j");

	public PalaSpringJunit4ClassRunner(Class clazz)
			throws InitializationError {
//And run with your own runner
public class SomeITCase {

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