Server Issues

When I attempt to run my forge.jar file using my batch command I get this issue

A problem occurred running the Server at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at at net.minecraftforge.fml.relauncher.ServerLaunchWrapper.main( Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/logging/log4j/Level at net.minecraft.launchwrapper.Launch.launch( at net.minecraft.launchwrapper.Launch.main( ... 6 more Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.logging.log4j.Level at Source) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source) ... 8 more

The batch command I use is…

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_231\bin\java.exe" -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar forge.jar pause

It looks like a mod is trying to use the apache lib, that Forge does not load. This is not a problem with sponge, instead its a problem with another mod, sadly that info in the crash log you have given does not show what mod it is.

If you have a crash log, that will probably give out the full error instead of reporting

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