Prefix supports viewing logs from log4net or NLog in your profiling traces. To enable viewing your logs, you need to add the Stackify nuget packages for the logging appenders and ensure they are properly configured. When prompted for an ApiKey, leave it blank. You do not need a Stackify account.
NLog (view docs)
log4net (view docs)
PM> Install-Package StackifyLib.log4net
Viewing logs in Prefix only
Install the proper nuget packages and leave the
Stackify.ApiKey blank. The Retrace profiler requires the nuget package so it can properly identify and pick up the log messages.
Viewing logs in Prefix and Retrace both
If you are also a Retrace customer for our error & log product, you can control if you want to send logs from your development machine to Stackify or not. Leaving the
Stackify.ApiKey blank would disable sending the logs to Stackify.
When you deploy your app you will want to use a config transform to add the
Stackify.ApiKey back in the same way you would other environmental settings, like database connection strings. You can optionally set the
Stackify.ApiKey in code by setting