Open WCF Service Configuration Editor under VS 2008 Tools menu or directly from installation folder (typically C:Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv6.0BinSvcConfigEditor.exe – subfolder v6.0 can be different depending on which version of Windows SDK has been installed)
Click the Diagnostics node, and expand it.
Enable Message Logging on the right Tab
- To edit Message Logging settings, click the Message Logging node. You can edit the settings in the property grid.
- In particular ensure that MaxSizeOfMessageToLog is big enough to log all your messages.
Start Service Trace Viewer Tool (typically located at “C:Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv6.0AbinSvcTraceViewer.exe”).
Open message trace file, that was configured in WCF Service Configuration Editor previously(usually located in the root of your application).
Select Message View tab, scroll to the bottom and click one of latest messages.If required press F5 to refresh list.
In the Detail Pane (the bottom right pane in the view) use Message tab to see actual messages.