PowerTip: Get a Quick Update on Event Log Status via PowerShell

Doctor Scripto

Dr Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to get a quick event log status update.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question  How can I quickly obtain a status update on my event logs? Things such as the retention policy, overflow action, and numbers of event in the logs?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-EventLog cmdlet with the * after it, as shown here.

Get-EventLog *


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