JUnit 5 assert log entries in a SpringBoot application

Asserting log entries in JUnit Jupiter is not as straight forward as one might want, but after some digging I found a way that worked for me. It should also me said that doing this i Jupiter is far easier than in previous versions of JUnit

The trick here is to use the SpringBoot OutputCaptureExtension on you test class. This can be accomplished with the @ExtendWith annotation in SpringBoot. This will inject a CapturedOutput object with output from our application

Example test class:

import org.springframework.boot.test.system.CapturedOutput;
import org.springframework.boot.test.system.OutputCaptureExtension;

import static org.hamcrest.MatcherAssert.assertThat;
import static org.hamcrest.CoreMatchers.containsString;

public void testHappyCaseSendDataToSystem(CapturedOutput output) throws Exception {

  MockEndpoint mock = camelContext.getEndpoint("mock:senddataToSystem", MockEndpoint.class);

  // Setting expectations

  // Invoking consumer
  producerTemplate.sendBody("direct:start", null);

  // Asserting mock is satisfied

  // Assert log message
  assertThat(output.getOut(), containsString("LogMessage=Completed"));

Tested on SpringBoot v3.2.0 and JUnit 5.10.1

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