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Here’s a quick, easy, 3 step method to log your custom events to the ULS while writing a SharePoint 2010 solution:

  1. Add a reference to Microsoft.Office.Server (located in C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14ISAPI on your SharePoint server)
  2. Add a using statement at the top of your code like so:
    using Microsoft.Office.Server.Diagnostics;
  3. Add the following line wherever you want the message to appear in the ULS
    PortalLog.LogString(<whatever you want to put in the ULS>)

See? That wasn’t so bad!

Eric Oszakiewski

Eric Oszakiewski is a professional software developer based in Scottsdale, AZ with over 38 years of software development experience, and 13 years SharePoint experience. He is currently working as a .Net/SharePoint Platform Engineer for General Motors.