Gets an event log you can use to write notification of service command calls, such as Start and Stop, to the Application event log.
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)
The constructor initializes the property to an instance with the EventLog.Source and EventLog.Log properties set. The source is the ServiceName of the service, and the log is the computer's Application log. These values are set automatically and cannot be changed for automatic logging of service commands.
When AutoLog is true, Start, Stop, Pause, Continue, and custom commands are recorded automatically in the Application event log. You can use the property to write additional messages to that log as well. The component calls EventLog.WriteEntry using this member.
To report information to a custom event log rather than the Application log, set AutoLog to false and write instructions within the command-handling methods OnContinue, OnPause, or OnStop to post to the appropriate log.
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Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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