I configured spring with transactional support. Is there any way to log transactions just to ensure I set up everything correctly? Showing in the log is a good way to see what is happening.
log4j.properties (for alternative loggers, or log4j's xml format, check the docs)
Depending on your transaction manager, you can set the logging level of the spring framework so that it gives you more info about transactions. For example, in case of using
JpaTransactionManager, you set
(this is the package of the your transaction manager), and also
INFO isn't enough, use