I found the root cause of the logging for me... James 3.3 & 3.4 is still
using log4j (version 1) that's EOL in 2015  which is really broken with
Java 9+ . I'm using JDK 11 :( I'll have to replace the log4j (v1)
jar(s) with log4j2 add see if it works.
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