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DiskSpaceExhaustedOption Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Determines what to do when the FileLogTraceListener object attempts to write to a log and there is less free disk space available than specified by the ReserveDiskSpace property.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Logging
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public enum DiskSpaceExhaustedOption
public enum DiskSpaceExhaustedOption
public enum DiskSpaceExhaustedOption
 Member nameDescription
DiscardMessagesDiscard log messages. 
ThrowExceptionThrow an exception. 

When the DiskSpaceExhaustedBehavior property is set to DiscardMessages, the log messages are by default discarded if there is not enough reserved disk space. This prevents simple applications from failing if the disk gets too full.

For a more robust application, set the DiskSpaceExhaustedBehavior property to ThrowException, and add Try...Catch blocks around all code that writes to the log.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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