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Published: August 19 2014, 9:33:00 AMUpdated: November 28 2020, 3:08:31 PM

Exception based logging with .NET SDK

Exception based logging with .NET SDK


With .NET SDK version 485, you can now do logging conditionally.  You can log the SOAP request and response based on API Error Codes, SDK Exceptions and / or Http Status codes.

Detailed Description

Here is an example of how to set exception based logging.
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//Create the API context object
ApiContext context = new ApiContext();

//Set the Credentials
context.ApiCredential.ApiAccount.Developer = 'devID';
context.ApiCredential.ApiAccount.Application = 'appID';
context.ApiCredential.ApiAccount.Certificate = 'certID';
context.ApiCredential.eBayToken = 'token';

//Set the URL
context.SoapApiServerUrl = ''; 

//Set the version
context.Version = '485';

//API Error codes for logging
StringCollection errorCodes = new StringCollection();
// Internal error to the application
// Invalid Token Error

//Http Status Codes for logging

Int32Collection httpCodes = new Int32Collection();





//Trigger Exceptions for logging

TypeCollection exceptions = new TypeCollection();



Create the Exception Filter

ExceptionFilter exFilter = new ExceptionFilter();

exFilter.TriggerErrorCodes = errorCodes;

exFilter.TriggerExceptions = exceptions;

exFilter.TriggerHttpStatusCodes = httpCodes;

// Set logging
Context.ApiLogManager = newApiLogManager();
context.ApiLogManager.ApiLoggerList.Add(new eBay.Service.Util.FileLogger('Messages.log', true, true, true));
context.ApiLogManager.EnableLogging = true;

//Set the filter to log messages only for specified errors / exceptions
context.ApiLogManager.MessageLoggingFilter = exFilter;

Version Info

The code example above was based on the versions specified below:

API Schema Version 485
.NET SDK Version .NET SDK v485.0 full release


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