LiveSwitch is a log4net client UI designed to help developers debug applications.
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LiveSwitch LogServer.NET makes monitoring environments and software easy with real-time event logging.

Full GUI

Stop digging through log files.


Seamless integration.


Support for multiple users.


Debug, search & view by thread

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.

  • 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 and 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.

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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.
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LiveSwitch is 100% FREE to try. You have a 60 day trial period before you are required to purchase a license.
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Bulk licensing is available - contact support for more details.
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LiveSwitch is 100% FREE to try for the first 60 days before you are required to purchase a license.
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