ScriptCenter EventLog Article

PowerShell Team

ScriptCenter has a very good article exploring the use of Windows PowerShell to analyze your eventlogs.  Check it out at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/topics/msh/cmdlets/get-eventlog.mspx

PSMDTAG:CMDLET: Get-EventLog

PSMDTAG:FAQ: EventLog – How do I find out what event logs exist?  ANSWER: Get-EventLog -list

PSMDTAG:FAQ: EventLog – How can I get the most recent events?  ANSWER: Get-EventLog System -Newest 100

PSMDTAG:FAQ: EventLog – how do I find all event with a particular ID?  ANSWER: Get-EventLog System |where {$_.EventID -eq  7036}

PSMDTAG:FAQ: Eventlog – How can I find out which eventid has the most events?  ANSWER: Get-EventLog System |group EventID |sort -desc count |select -first 10

Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]
Windows PowerShell/Aspen Architect
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