J2tail is just another tail application. The main difference is: it is a web application. So it runs on a J2EE server (p.e. Apache Tomcat). This enables developers, system administrators, users, etc to ‘tail’ log files from their browser with great ease. Users do not need to have direct access to the file system of the J2EE server to access the log files. This is one of the great benefits of J2tail.

J2tail was build with ease in mind. It is easy to install, configure and use!

J2tail has the following features:

More information on how to setup J2tail.

Once J2tail is installed and configured, users can access the configured files with J2tail from their browser, like this http://yourJ2EEserver:8080/j2tail. Of course the server name and port depend on your situation.

Available downloads

Version Binary distribution (includes .war) Source distribution Notes
1.0 Download Download Initial version