Log4net’s new TelnetAppender

And wildest part is that it is not actually a telnet server! Yup, it’s true. Check it out the TelnetAppender for yourself below.

The recently released 1.2.9-beta of log4net contains a new appender — TelnetAppender. This appender acts like a telnet server and allows telnet clients to connect to it and monitor log4net’s trace messages. I’ve only used log4net 1.2.8 but the TelnetAppender sounded pretty neat so I had to try it out. Here’s a quick sample app I did. Note the DOMConfigurator has been deprecated and I’m now using the XmlConfigurator: [Read the rest]