TraceSource.Name Property

Gets the name of the trace source.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property Name As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the trace source.

The name is set by the name parameter passed to the constructor. You can refer to the trace source by using the name attribute in the configuration file.

The following XML element shows referring to a trace source in the configuration file.

<configuration>
  <system.diagnostics>
    <sources>
      <source name="TraceTest">
      </source>
    </sources>
  </system.diagnostics>
</configuration>

The following code sample shows how to name a trace source in the constructor call. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TraceSource class.

' Initialize the trace source. 
Private Shared ts As New TraceSource("TraceTest")

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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