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);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5
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