NLog.Extensions.Logging 5.3.8

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dotnet add package NLog.Extensions.Logging --version 5.3.8
NuGet\Install-Package NLog.Extensions.Logging -Version 5.3.8
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="NLog.Extensions.Logging" Version="5.3.8" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add NLog.Extensions.Logging --version 5.3.8
#r "nuget: NLog.Extensions.Logging, 5.3.8"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install NLog.Extensions.Logging as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=NLog.Extensions.Logging&version=5.3.8

// Install NLog.Extensions.Logging as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=NLog.Extensions.Logging&version=5.3.8


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Integrates NLog as Logging provider for Microsoft.Extensions.Logging, by just calling AddNLog() on the Logging-builder.

Providing features like:

If using ASP.NET Core then check NLog.Web.AspNetCore.

Supported platforms:

  • .NET 5, 6 and 7
  • .NET Core 1, 2 and 3
  • .NET Standard 1.3+ and 2.0+
  • .NET 4.6.1 - 4.8

Registration of NLog as logging provider:


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Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 is compatible.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 is compatible.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 was computed.  netcoreapp1.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard1.3 is compatible.  netstandard1.4 was computed.  netstandard1.5 is compatible.  netstandard1.6 was computed.  netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 is compatible. 
.NET Framework net46 was computed.  net461 is compatible.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
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NLog extension for Microsoft.Extensions.Hosting for logging in .NET Standard libraries and .NET Core applications using IHostBuilder. For ASP.NET Core, check:


Gelf4NLog is an NLog target implementation to push log messages to GrayLog2.


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Version Downloads Last updated
5.3.8 2,151,330 12/29/2023
5.3.7 449,346 12/6/2023
5.3.5 1,490,696 10/15/2023
5.3.4 1,105,142 9/6/2023
5.3.3 864,241 8/5/2023
5.3.2 1,506,754 7/4/2023
5.3.1 85,417 7/1/2023
5.3.0 1,548,732 5/30/2023
5.2.5 166,334 5/25/2023
5.2.3 2,438,144 3/28/2023
5.2.2 1,975,776 2/17/2023
5.2.1 2,604,663 12/29/2022
5.2.0 1,505,277 11/27/2022
5.1.0 2,221,282 10/25/2022
5.0.4 2,813,093 9/1/2022
5.0.3 87,782 8/31/2022
5.0.2 727,536 8/12/2022
5.0.1 1,789,720 6/23/2022
5.0.0 3,126,864 5/17/2022
1.7.5 1,014,491 6/4/2022
1.7.4 14,587,539 8/25/2021
1.7.3 3,227,923 6/15/2021
1.7.2 7,263,717 3/26/2021
1.7.1 2,061,887 2/26/2021
1.7.0 3,304,334 12/29/2020
1.6.5 2,943,280 8/27/2020
1.6.4 7,714,072 5/20/2020
1.6.3 375,991 5/11/2020
1.6.2 7,145,958 3/16/2020
1.6.1 3,377,619 10/19/2019
1.6.0 7,096,897 10/7/2019
1.5.4 1,854,625 9/6/2019
1.5.3 181,535 8/28/2019
1.5.2 712,688 7/14/2019
1.5.1 2,781,793 6/5/2019
1.5.0 1,279,060 4/30/2019
1.4.0 4,665,832 1/16/2019
1.3.0 3,430,905 9/22/2018
1.2.1 1,140,048 8/5/2018
1.2.0 299,387 7/20/2018
1.1.0 588,370 5/25/2018
1.0.2 2,505,211 5/10/2018
1.0.1 763,653 4/7/2018
1.0.0 683,616 3/25/2018


- Fixed IncludeActivityIdsWithBeginScope to work with NET 8.0 (#719) (@Owen-Krueger)
- UseNLog includes EnvironmentName when loading NLog config (#714) (@snakefoot)
- Updated to NLog v5.2.8 (#720) (@Osnakefoot)

Full changelog:

NLog v5.2 changes how to load extensions:

List of major changes in NLog 5.0: