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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1169687 - /logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2011 10:59:30 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Mon Sep 12 10:59:29 2011
New Revision: 1169687

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1169687&view=rev
Log:
Point to existing FAQ entry.  LOG4NET-310

Modified:
    logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs

Modified: logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs?rev=1169687&r1=1169686&r2=1169687&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs (original)
+++ logging/log4net/trunk/src/Appender/EventLogAppender.cs Mon Sep 12 10:59:29 2011
@@ -38,6 +38,10 @@ namespace log4net.Appender
 	/// Writes events to the system event log.
 	/// </summary>
 	/// <remarks>
+    /// <para>
+    /// The appender will fail if you try to write using an event source that doesn't exist
unless it is running with local administrator privileges.
+    /// See also http://logging.apache.org/log4net/release/faq.html#trouble-EventLog
+    /// </para>
 	/// <para>
 	/// The <c>EventID</c> of the event log entry can be
 	/// set using the <c>EventLogEventID</c> property (<see cref="LoggingEvent.Properties"/>)
@@ -284,7 +288,9 @@ namespace log4net.Appender
             catch (System.Security.SecurityException ex) {
                 ErrorHandler.Error("Caught a SecurityException trying to access the EventLog.
 Most likely the event source "
                     + m_applicationName
-                    + " doesn't exist and must be created by a local administrator.  Will
disable EventLogAppender", ex);
+                    + " doesn't exist and must be created by a local administrator.  Will
disable EventLogAppender."
+                    + "  See http://logging.apache.org/log4net/release/faq.html#trouble-EventLog",
+                    ex);
                 Threshold = Level.Off;
             }
 		}



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