23 Mar 2011

For parsing log4j files there are some alternatives:

  1. Chainsaw (java gui). If the links dead, note that it should be part of log4j.
  2. Similar to chainsaw but in .net: logviewer.
  3. Log2Console looks pretty sweet. It has some positive comments.

On the logviewer page you find a sample configuration for using “log4net.Layout.XmlLayoutSchemaLog4j”. Note that the log4net xmllayout should be parse:able by logviewer as well.

Both NLog and Log4Net can log to the log4j layout.



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