Logger getName() Method in Java with Examples

getName() method of a Logger class used to get the name of logger. Many times you have to check the logger name so we can use this method to get the logger name.

Syntax:

public String getName()

Parameters: This method accepts nothing.



Return value: This method return logger name and it will be null for anonymous Loggers.

Below programs illustrate the getName() method:
Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Logger.getName() method
  
import java.util.logging.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    // Create a logger using getGLobal()
    static Logger logger1
        = Logger.getGlobal();
  
    // Create a logger using getLogger()
    static Logger logger2
        = Logger.getLogger("com.gfg");
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        System.out.println("logger1 name = "
                           + logger1.getName());
  
        System.out.println("logger2 name = "
                           + logger2.getName());
    }
}

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Output:

logger1 name = global
logger2 name = com.gfg

Program 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Logger.getName() method
  
import java.util.logging.*;
  
public class GFG {
  
    // Create a logger using getLogger()
    static Logger logger
        = Logger.getLogger("com.gfg.logger.");
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        System.out.println("logger name = "
                           + logger.getName());
    }
}

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Output:

logger name = com.gfg.logger.

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/util/logging/Logger.html#getName()



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