LogServer .NET

A log4net client UI designed to help developers debug applications.


  • Stop digging through log files - Use a full GUI!
  • Seamless integration with log4net
  • Connect and debug remotely
  • Easy to use local mode
  • Supports multiple users
  • Secure access to logging data
  • Capture errors and send email alerts
  • Search and view by thread

About LiveSwitch

What is LiveSwitch LogServer.NET?

View log4net logs in a highly customizable user interface providing filterable collation for real-time viewing for debugging and troubleshooting applications. Created by seasoned developers, for other developers, and fine-tuned to provide many value rich features such as email alerts, archiving and log file exporting, you will quickly add LiveSwitch as one of your favorite software development tools.

LiveSwitch Log Client

LiveSwitch Log Client


LiveSwitch LogServer.NET makes monitoring environments and software easy with real-time event logging.

Save time

Use a full scrollable UI with search and drill down functionality and view messages by thread.

Software integration

Seemlessly integrates with log4net. View full, recursive stack traces. A native API is provided with additional features.

Easy configuration

Just add the LiveSwitch Log Library dll reference to your project and update your web.config and/or app.config file. You can be up an running in minutes.

Easy to customize

Multiple options available to customize your logging experience in the web.config or app.config file.

Export & import

Export currently displayed items to a json file, archive all messages to a json file on the server, Export historical queries to a json file and import json files directly into the UI for display for easy drill down and search.

Getting Started


Download and install LiveSwitch on virtually any Windows based server or PC. The only prerequisite is .NET 4.5.1 or later.

Supported platforms:

  • Windows Desktop: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit
  • Windows Server: Server 2008 64-bit, Server 2008 R2 64-bit, Server 2012 64-bit, Server 2012 R2 64-bit, Server 2016 64-bit


LiveSwitch LogServer.NET provides a configuration utility to manage your log server.

Configuration Utility Features

  • License Management
  • Authentication Mode
  • Authorization of authenticated users
  • SMTP Settings
  • Alert Settings - Send email alerts based on specific settings.
  • Firewall Settings
  • Retention Period - Control how long messages are stored in your log server instance.
  • Throttling - Control how long messages can repeat before they are stored in your log server.
  • Cluster Name - Managed the name of your log server in alerts and detail views.
  • Event Logs - Control which Windows event logs and alert levels are scanned into log server.
  • Archive - Archive all log server messages to json files.


LiveSwitch supports a variety of authentication methods to a variety of platforms.

  • Windows Authentication
  • Username / Password Authentication
  • Anonymous (No authentication)

Full Documentation

View the complete LiveSwitch Help File online below.

FREE Download

LiveSwitch is 100% FREE to try. You have a 60 day trial period before you are required to purchase a license.

To purchase a license select the Purchase License button below.

Bulk licensing is available - contact support for more details.

Click the button below to download the MSI installer.

Get License

LiveSwitch is 100% FREE to try for the first 60 days before you are required to purchase a license.

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One-time use license: USD $59.95

Bulk licensing is available - contact support for more details.

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