Free Tool: Windows Event Logs

Lists event log names with name, logfile name, max file size, number of records and overwrite policy.


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Windows Event Logs   Lists event log names with name, logfile name, max file size, number of records and overwrite policy.

Shows all Windows event log types on endpoints with event log file name (such as Application or Security), where Windows event logs are stored (event viewer logs location) and other event log details, such as max file size, number of records and overwrite policy. You can use this free tool to centrally obtain all Windows event viewer logs instead of using PowerShell (WMI query of Win32_NTEventlogFile) or remotely connecting to each workstation Event Viewer.

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Windows Event Logs

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Find more information on Windows Event Logs at Microsoft TechNet.