Event log records
Syntax psloglist [- ] [\\computer[,computer[,...] | @file [-u user [-p passwd]]] [-s [-t delim]] [-m #|-n #|-h #|-d #|-w] [-c][-x][-r][-a mm/dd/yy][-b mm/dd/yy] [-f filter] [-i ID[,ID[,...] | -e ID[,ID[,...]]] [-o event source[,event source][,..]]] [-q event source[,event source][,..]]] [-l event_log_file] <eventlog> Options: computer The computer on which the log resides. Default=local system -p passwd Specify a password for user (optional). Passed as clear text. If omitted, you will be prompted to enter a hidden password. -u user Specify a user name for login to remote computer(optional). @file Execute the command on each of the computers listed in the file. -a Dump records timestamped after specified date. -b Dump records timestamped before specified date. -c Clear the event log after displaying. -d # Only display records from previous # days. -e ID Exclude events with the specified ID or IDs (up to 10). -f filter Filter event types with filter string (e.g. "-f w" to filter warnings). -h # Only display records from previous # hours. -i ID Show only events with the specified ID or IDs (up to 10). -l event_log_file Dump records from the specified event log file. -m # Only display records from previous # minutes. -n # Only display # number of most recent entries. -o event source Show only records from the specified event source (e.g. \"-o cdrom\"). -q event source Omit records from the specified event source or sources (e.g. \"-q cdrom\"). -r Dump log from least recent to most recent. -s Print Event Log records one-per-line, with comma delimited fields. This format is convenient for text searches, e.g. psloglist | findstr /i text and for importing the output into a spreadsheet. -t delim The default delimeter is a comma, but can be overriden with the specified character. -w Wait for new events, dumping them as they generate (local system only). -x Dump extended data. eventlog application, system or security, only the first few letters need be used. default=system log. -accepteula Suppress the display of the license dialog.
If your current security credentials would not permit access to the Event Log, specify a different username ( -u user ).
When launched for the first time, PsLogList will create the regkey
List everything in the application event log on \\workstation64 from the last 24 hours:
psloglist \\workstation64 -h 24 application
“Events, dear boy, events” ~ British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (answer to 'what is the biggest problem in politics'?)
FAQ: Common PSTools Issues
elogdump - Resource Kit event log dump (local machine only)
Equivalent bash command (Linux): Logs are in plain ascii text