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Own Event Log create at Windows server 2008



EVENTCREATE [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]] /ID eventid
[/L logname] [/SO srcname] /T type /D description

Description:
This command line tool enables an administrator to create a custom event ID and message in a specified event log.

Parameter List:
/S system Specifies the remote system to connect to.

/U [domain\]user Specifies the user context under which
the command should execute.

/P [password] Specifies the password for the given
user context. Prompts for input if omitted.

/L logname Specifies the event log to create
an event in.

/T type Specifies the type of event to create.
Valid types: SUCCESS, ERROR, WARNING, INFORMATION.

/SO source Specifies the source to use for the
event (if not specified, source will default
to 'eventcreate'). A valid source can be any
string and should represent the application
or component that is generating the event.

/ID id Specifies the event ID for the event. A
valid custom message ID is in the range
of 1 - 1000.

/D description Specifies the description text for the new event.

/? Displays this help message.



Examples:
EVENTCREATE /T ERROR /ID 1000 /L APPLICATION /D "My custom error event for the application log"

EVENTCREATE /T ERROR /ID 999 /L APPLICATION /SO WinWord /D "Winword event 999 happened due to low diskspace"

EVENTCREATE /S system /T ERROR /ID 100 /L APPLICATION /D "Custom job failed to install"

EVENTCREATE /S system /U user /P password /ID 1 /T ERROR /L APPLICATION /D "User access failed due to invalid user credentials"


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