XmlConfiguratorConfigureAndWatch Method (FileInfo)Apache log4net™ SDK Documentation
Configures log4net using the file specified, monitors the file for changes and reloads the configuration if a change is detected.

Namespace: log4net.Config
Assembly: log4net (in log4net.dll) Version: 4.0

public static ICollection ConfigureAndWatch(
	FileInfo configFile


Type: System.IOFileInfo
The XML file to load the configuration from.

Return Value

Type: ICollection

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The configuration file must be valid XML. It must contain at least one element called log4net that holds the configuration data.

The configuration file will be monitored using a FileSystemWatcher and depends on the behavior of that class.

For more information on how to configure log4net using a separate configuration file, see [M:Configure(FileInfo)].

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