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EventLog Methods

The methods of the EventLog class are listed here. For a complete list of EventLog class members, see the EventLog Members topic.

Public Methods

public methodBeginInit Begins the initialization of an EventLog used on a form or used by another component. The initialization occurs at runtime.
public methodClear Removes all entries from the event log.
public methodClose Closes the event log and releases read and write handles.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)CreateEventSource Overloaded. Establishes an application as able to write event information to a particular log on the system.
public methodCreateObjRef (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)Delete Overloaded. Removes a log resource.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)DeleteEventSource Overloaded. Removes an application's event source registration from the event log.
public methodDispose (inherited from Component) Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the Component.
public methodEndInit Ends the initialization of an EventLog used on a form or by another component. The initialization occurs at runtime.
public methodEquals (inherited from Object) Overloaded. Determines whether two Object instances are equal.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)Exists Overloaded. Determines whether the specified log exists.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)GetEventLogs Overloaded. Creates an array of the event logs.
public methodGetHashCode (inherited from Object) Serves as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table.
public methodGetLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodGetType (inherited from Object) Gets the Type of the current instance.
public methodInitializeLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)LogNameFromSourceName Gets the name of the log to which the specified source is registered.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)SourceExists Overloaded. Searches a computer's registry for a given event source.
public methodToString (inherited from Object) Returns a String that represents the current Object.
public methodWriteEntry Overloaded. Writes an entry in the event log.

Protected Methods

protected methodDispose Overloaded. Overridden. See Component.Dispose.
protected methodFinalize (inherited from Component) Overridden. Releases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the Component is reclaimed by garbage collection.

In C# and C++, finalizers are expressed using destructor syntax.

protected methodGetService (inherited from Component) Returns an object that represents a service provided by the Component or by its Container.
protected methodMemberwiseClone (inherited from Object) Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

See Also

EventLog Class | System.Diagnostics Namespace