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TN AppSvr205 Application Server and Windows Event Log Scripting

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This article from InSource shows how to write a script to read the Windows Event Log.  This can be useful if searching for an error and wanting to generate an alarm or notification to someone to take action.

  • Author: Lewis Talley
  • Published: 09/01/2016
  • Applies to: Application Server (Various)


In the declarations section of the object type or paste the following text;

dim myLog as System.Diagnostics.EventLog;
dim entry as System.Diagnostics.EventLogEntry;

Create an attribute to trigger the script to run.

The body of the script is a follows (make sure to mark this script as asynchronous)

myLog = new System.Diagnostics.EventLog();
myLog.Source= "Application";

for each entry in myLog.Entries

logmessage (entry.Message);

    if entry.EntryType == "Error" then
        logmessage ("Error**************** " + entry.Message);
LogMessage ("**************************************" + entry.MachineName);
Me.Readlog = False;