PowerShell and DevOps

TMT02 Finding Needles - Better Event Log Management with PowerShell


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Jeffery Hicks

PowerShell Author, Teacher, Mentor

We all agree that event logs are valuable, but only when we can find what we need when we need it and in a timely manner. There is an art to searching an event log. Then think about trying to search event logs across hundreds of servers. In this session, PowerShell MVP and teacher Jeff Hicks will demonstrate efficient query techniques for individual event logs. Jeff will show you techniques to scale the process across your network. Finally, you'll learn how to take advantage of event subscribers and notifications.

You will learn:

  • How to write efficient event log queries
  • How to effectively scale searching across the enterprise
  • How to use event subscribers