Initializes a new instance of the EventLog class. Does not associate the instance with any log.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
If you do not specify a MachineName, the local computer (".") is assumed.
The following table shows initial property values for an instance of EventLog.
The following example creates the source MySource if it does not already exist, and writes an entry to the event log MyNewLog.
Starting with Windows Vista, you must run this application as an administrator.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.