PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Check the Status of Event Logs

Doctor Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to check the status of Windows event logs.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I easily check sizes, the number of entries, and the overflow action of all traditional event logs on my Windows system? 

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-EventLog cmdlet with the –list switch:

Get-EventLog -List


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