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Hi,

Log4net is working fine in my windows application but whenever I use same config in Windows service, Rollingappender does not work
.
All logs are written in same file. If you know some thing about this behavior then please reply.

Find the config setting:

XML
<log4net>
    <appender name="RollingLogFileAppender" type="log4net.Appender.RollingFileAppender">
      <file value="Logs/Notification.log" />
      <appendToFile value="true" />
      <rollingStyle value="Date" />
      <datePattern value="-dd-MMM-yy" />
      <!--Roll every Day-->
      <maxSizeRollBackups value="-1" />
      <!--Infinite backups-->
      <maximumFileSize value="2MB" />
      <!--Maximum size of 1 file-->
      <layout type="log4net.Layout.PatternLayout">
        <!--http://logging.apache.org/log4net/release/sdk/log4net.Layout.PatternLayout.html-->
        <conversionPattern value="%date{dd-MMM-yy, HH:mm:ss} - %5level [%thread] - %message%newline " />
      </layout>
    </appender>
    <root>
      <!-- Ascending Priority: Debug,Info,Warn,Error,Fatal,ALL -->
      <priority value="ALL" />
      <appender-ref ref="RollingLogFileAppender" />
    </root>



Regards,
Jitendra Zaa
Posted
Updated 7-Sep-10 22:32pm
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Dalek Dave 8-Sep-10 3:32am    
Minor Edit for Grammar.

1 solution

Have you added the 'Watch Configuration' to your Service assembly?

e.g. using XML configuration
log4net.Config.XmlConfigurator.ConfigureAndWatch(
  new System.IO.FileInfo("log4net.config"));


e.g or the DOMConfigurator (deprecated?) assembly attribute

// Log4Net watch XML attribute
[assembly: log4net.Config.DOMConfigurator(Watch=true)] 



When my appenders aren't working, it's normally this step I've forgotten!
 
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Jitendra Zaa 8-Sep-10 4:26am    
I haven't used it. I will try and revert. Thanks for reply

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