EventMetadata Class


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Contains the metadata (properties and settings) for an event that is defined in an event provider.

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


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


Gets the description template associated with the event using the current thread locale for the description language.


Gets the identifier of the event that is defined in the event provider.


Gets the keywords associated with the event that is defined in the even provider.


Gets the level associated with the event that is defined in the event provider. The level defines the severity of the event.


Gets a link to the event log that receives this event when the provider publishes this event.


Gets the opcode associated with this event that is defined by an event provider. The opcode defines a numeric value that identifies the activity or a point within an activity that the application was performing when it raised the event.


Gets the task associated with the event. A task identifies a portion of an application or a component that publishes an event.


Gets the template string for the event. Templates are used to describe data that is used by a provider when an event is published. Templates optionally specify XML that provides the structure of an event. The XML allows values that the event publisher provides to be inserted during the rendering of an event.


Gets the version of the event that qualifies the event identifier.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

This class cannot be instantiated. A ProviderMetadata object defines a list of EventMetadata objects, one for each event defined by the provider.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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

System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader Namespace
Technology Summary for Reading and Managing Event Logs
Event Log Scenarios

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