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EventLogInformation Class

Allows you to access the run-time properties of active event logs and event log files. These properties include the number of events in the log, the size of the log, a value that determines whether the log is full, and the last time the log was written to or accessed.


Namespace:  System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, MayLeakOnAbort = true)]
public sealed class EventLogInformation

The EventLogInformation type exposes the following members.

Public propertyAttributesGets the file attributes of the log file associated with the log.
Public propertyCreationTimeGets the time that the log file associated with the event log was created.
Public propertyFileSizeGets the size of the file, in bytes, associated with the event log.
Public propertyIsLogFullGets a Boolean value that determines whether the log file has reached its maximum size (the log is full).
Public propertyLastAccessTimeGets the last time the log file associated with the event log was accessed.
Public propertyLastWriteTimeGets the last time data was written to the log file associated with the event log.
Public propertyOldestRecordNumberGets the number of the oldest event record in the event log.
Public propertyRecordCountGets the number of event records in the event log.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: MayLeakOnAbort. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

For example code using this class, see How to: Configure and Read Event Log Properties.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later)

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.