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Dynamic Logging Levels + Web.config transformations -- is this approach correct?

Hi all, My goal is to: * Have a base Serilog config (Web.config) which uses no API key and has a debug level of information. * Have transforms (e.g. Web.Stage.config) which may / may not supply & API key, and which defer to Seq on logging levels (but also supply a default in the config). My current base `Web.config` reads: ``` <!-- Serilog / Seq Logging Configuration --> <add key="serilog:minimum-level" value="Debug" /> <!-- Logging Levels: Verbose, Debug, Information, Warning, Error --> <add key="serilog:using:Seq" value="Serilog.Sinks.Seq" /> <add key="serilog:write-to:Seq.serverUrl" value="http://localhost:5341" /> <add key="serilog:write-to:Seq.apiKey" value="" /> ``` My example test transformation includes the API key & server (redacted): ``` <add key="serilog:minimum-level" value="Information" xdt:Locator="Match(key)" xdt:Transform="SetAttributes(value)" /> <add key="serilog:write-to:Seq.serverUrl" value="http://[Redacted]:5341" xdt:Locator="Match(key)" xdt:Transform="SetAttributes(value)" /> <add key="serilog:write-to:Seq.apiKey" value="[Redacted]" xdt:Locator="Match(key)" xdt:Transform="SetAttributes(value)" /> ``` In an Autofac module, I have: ``` private ILogger WireUpSerilog() { var levelSwitch = new LoggingLevelSwitch(); var envName = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["Environment"]; var logger = new LoggerConfiguration() .ReadFrom.AppSettings() .MinimumLevel.ControlledBy(levelSwitch) .Enrich.WithProperty("Environment", envName) .Enrich.WithEnvironmentUserName() .Enrich.WithMachineName() .CreateLogger(); Log.Logger = logger; return logger; } ``` which is then wired up as: ``` builder.Register(c => WireUpSerilog()).As<ILogger>().InstancePerLifetimeScope(); ``` Is this sufficient to enable dynamic logging levels via API keys? Or is there anything I'm missing here? Do I need to specify the use of LoggingLevelSwitch in the config itself? Just making sure.

Posted by Sean Killeen 26 days ago