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From "Nicko Cadell" <ni...@neoworks.com>
Subject RE: SMTPAppender
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 12:11:19 GMT
The built-in SmtpAppender does not support parameterise the subject
line. There is an example appender in the 1.2.9 release that does:
SimpleSmtpAppender. You can find the source for it at


This appender does not buffer events before sending them as the
SmtpAppender does. SimpleSmtpAppender just sends each event in a
separate email, but it does allow the subject to be generated by a

To use this appender you will need to compile the SimpleSmtpAppender
class yourself either in a separate dll or as part of your application.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fahad Sarwar [mailto:fsarwar@opaltelecom.co.uk] 
> Sent: 20 February 2006 11:18
> To: log4net-user@logging.apache.org
> Subject: SMTPAppender
> Hi All,
> Jsut a quick query.  When sending email log messages, using 
> the SMTP Appender, the Subject is always constant (defined in 
> the config file).  Is it possible to send a different Subject 
> out depending on the message ie if i log at INFO level, send 
> one subject header and for an ERROR log send a different 
> subject header.
> regards
> Fahad Sarwar
> Opal Telecom
> Applications Team
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