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Matt Bond6-Jul-22 4:18
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The main program I work on is a COTS desktop application. Our logging works, but I don't think it's up to modern standards. We log...
* Every exception as an Error, even if it doesn't display to the user.
* Every answer to a question in a UI prompt as Info, just because Users like to say "I didn't do that!" when they did.
* Every UI warning as a Warning, so we know if it happened.
* For time sensitive processes, every entry and exit of a method as Debug, but wrapped in a compiler directive so this only happens on non-release builds. This way we know were the bottlenecks are when testing.
* Every new piece of functionality gets Debug logging at important steps in the logic, so when it breaks we know where it broke and what values were being used.

Support has the capability to turn on debug logging on production systems so we can get more details. Also, the log file names are timestamped and rotate to another file if they get too big. We use SmartInspect to do the logging. We wrote our own wrapper around it to simplify its use.

Unfortunately, our logs are stored locally. Our Support team has to fetch them as issues arise. I would love to have the logs sent to a web service we control, but Management/PM's never give me the time to implement this.
Bond
Keep all things as simple as possible, but no simpler. -said someone, somewhere

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