When working in web applications in ASP.NET Core, you might often want to log the HTTP request and responses. The HTTP logging middleware included in ASP.NET Core allows you to log request and response data including headers, body, and common properties. This article talks about HTTP logging, why it is essential, and how you can use the HTTP logging middleware in ASP.NET Core 5.
To work with the code examples provided in this article, you should have Visual Studio 2022 installed in your system. If you don’t already have a copy, you can download Visual Studio 2022 here.