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EventSchemaTraceListener.MaximumNumberOfFiles Property

Gets the maximum number of log files.

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

public int MaximumNumberOfFiles { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The maximum number of log files, determined by the value of the TraceLogRetentionOption property for the file.

The property value is set by the maximumNumberOfFiles parameter in the constructor or the maximumNumberOfFiles attribute in the configuration file.

The following table shows the possible and default values for file size and file count that are associated with each trace log retention option. The values marked as N/A indicate that the MaximumNumberOfFiles property is not checked for that TraceLogRetentionOption value.

TraceLogRetentionOption

Maximum number of files

Default number of files

LimitedCircularFiles

N/A

1

LimitedSequentialFiles

N/A

1

SingleFileBoundedSize

N/A

-1

SingleFileUnboundedSize

>0

1

UnlimitedSequentialFiles

>1

2

The following code example demonstrates how to display the value of the MaximumNumberOfFiles property. This code example is part of a larger example that is provided for the EventSchemaTraceListener class.


Console.WriteLine("MaximumNumberOfFiles =  " + ((EventSchemaTraceListener)ts.Listeners["eventListener"]).MaximumNumberOfFiles);


.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 XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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