Ok, so we got through the date token and calculation updates. Now, I finally get to use this meme for something: We continue on with our march through turning Event Schedule for Seq into its own distinct and unique entity that works with other apps to provide a useful automation...
After posting the last release of Event Schedule earlier today, I gave some more consideration to the implications of how the date calculations work. The problem, as touched on in the post, is that not all date calculations are equal. If, on the first of January 2022, I expect that...
Yesterday's releases for Event Schedule introduced the ability to include simple date tokens in the Scheduled log message, Scheduled log description, and Scheduled log tags fields. These were based entirely on returning the current day, month, or year - but what if you want to reference last month, next month,...
A lot of scripting can be involved in running an IT operation. While your business applications may be logging to Seq, is it any less important that you have visibility of key scripts? What happens when they fail and endanger your critical SLAs? At a fundamental level, logging is really...
I've been working to build a Seq appender for Log4j 2, which will allow Java applications that use Log4j to send events to Seq. While I've been previously been able to configure Log4net instances to send to Seq using Seq.Client.Log4net and Log4net.Async, there seems to be a lack of an...
Update After the original post, I tackled another item I'd been meaning to look at - being able to configure proxy settings for the Serilog Seq sink. Lurgle.Logging v1.2.3 now includes additional optional configurations for the Seq sink's proxy. This is particularly useful for console apps like Seq Reporter, to...
Uhh ... You want what? So, you have all your apps logging to Seq, perhaps you have monitoring and alerting using apps like the Seq OpsGenie client, and maybe you're even using Event Timeout to detect events that didn't happen in time. Things are going great, except ... Well, management...
Lurgle approach compared to Serilog Following on from the v1.2.0 multi-threaded correlation release, I thought about whether we could further improve how we interface with Lurgle.Logging. The general approach was to maintain a static interface to logging that would allow us to capture key properties for logging, that would provide nicely...
Multi-threaded correlation ids were not a thing Following on from my work on Seq.Client.WindowsLogins and the subsequent realisation that EventLog's EntryWritten event handler is bad and should feel bad, I contemplated whether I could apply some of my efforts to solve another issue that had been bugging me. Lurgle.Logging was...
The Journey Begins ... This was a journey that began with an existing, and really useful, Seq application. I've had some mileage in the past from the Seq.Client.EventLog service. I've used it to monitor the Windows Application event log for new logs from a specific source, send them to Seq,...
Building up the Seq app for OpsGenie Over the past few weeks, I've worked with Nicholas Blumhardt to enhance the Seq.App.OpsGenie application for Seq. Nicholas is the founder and CEO of Datalust, the company behind Seq, and is very active in the community - which is awesome, and has meant that...
I've just pushed out an update to Lurgle.Alerting on Nuget. This release adds a Handlebars template option, based on the implementation by Matthew Turner at FluentEmail.Handlebars (github.com). When I came across the FluentEmail.Handlebars package, I was keen to use it, but it was only compiled against .NET Standard 2.1, and...
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