Tag Archives: event log export

Event Log Database Exporter

One of the great features in Event Log Explorer 4.7 is a command line utility to export event logs to the database (eldbx.exe). Using this utility, you can make a centralized storage of events for better forensic investigations and improve system and security management on your network. In the previous article I described how to export events into the database directly from Event Log Explorer… Read More »

Using Event Log Explorer to access database events

Event Log Explorer 4.7 comes with new features to save events into SQL server database and load database events. Saving events into a database gives you many advantages. You can consider event database as an event log backup. You can collect data from different computers in your network into one database and then use any reporting or analytical tools to create your own reports or… Read More »

Exporting event logs with Windows PowerShell

Do you need to automate error reporting based on recent events and don’t want to use third-party tools? This article describes how to collect events from different sources and unite them in one document using standard Windows instruments only. Recently I described how to export events into Excel format using our Event Log Explorer software. However, in some cases, using third-party software can be impossible.… Read More »

Case study – generating regular reports about the problems in your Windows network

Recently one of our clients asked us about the best way to organize a passive monitoring of their servers. The client told us that they don’t need to monitor the servers actively, but they want to have weekly reports about the problems. They tried to gather events using Windows PowerShell and export them to CSV format (to view events in Excel), but finally they gave… Read More »