This article is a major re-working of my earlier Getting started with the Logging Application Block article. Whereas that article used Microsoft's Enterprise Instrumentation Framework and the stand-alone Logging Application Block, this article deals with the Logging and Instrumentation Application Block supplied as part of the Enterprise Library.
Have you ever encountered a system where the logging is a twisted pile of spaghetti? One where it seems to save trace messages to five different files? Or it requires seven different flags in the registry to control its output?