EventLog Constructor ()

 

Initializes a new instance of the EventLog class. Does not associate the instance with any log.

Namespace:   System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

new : unit -> EventLog

Before calling WriteEntry, specify the Source property of the EventLog instance. If you are only reading Entries from the log, you can alternatively specify only the Log and MachineName properties.

System_CAPS_noteNote

If you do not specify a MachineName, the local computer (".") is assumed.

The following table shows initial property values for an instance of EventLog.

Property

Initial Value

Source

An empty string ("").

Log

An empty string ("").

MachineName

The local computer (".").

The following example creates the source MySource if it does not already exist, and writes an entry to the event log MyNewLog.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

EventLogPermission

for writing the event log information on the computer. Associated enumeration: EventLogPermissionAccess.Write

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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