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Custom Tracing RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to utilize custom tracing inside a business component using Trace class' WriteLine API.

    If I instantiate trace listener programmatically, it works.

    Trace.Listeners.Add(new TextWriterTraceListener(@"TextWriterOutput.log", "TextTraceListener"));
    Trace.WriteLine("Country: " + EmpInfo.Country);

    However, if I configure listener in the web.config, it does not work. Can someone point me my mistake? I am sure I am doing something wrong while configuring web.config

    </source>      
        </sources>
        <sharedListeners>
          <add initializeData="TextWriterOutput.log"
            type="System.Diagnostics.TextWriterTraceListener" name="TextTraceListener">
            <filter type="" />
          </add>
        </sharedListeners>
        <trace autoflush="true" />
      </system.diagnostics> 
    





    • Edited by diffident Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:38 PM
    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:35 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Please try specify the assembly into the type as below:

     type="System.Diagnostics.TextWriterTraceListener,yourApp"

    Regards


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