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Gets Windows Application events associated with an instance.


dbatools - Get-DbaWindowsLog


Returns all lines in the errorlogs that have event number 18456 in them

$ErrorLogs = Get-DbaWindowsLog -SqlInstance sql01\sharepoint
$ErrorLogs | Where-Object ErrorNumber -eq 18456


This command was created by Drew Furgiuele.


From PowerShell, execute Get-Help Get-DbaWindowsLog -Detailed for more information on this function.

Source Code

Want to see the source code? View Get-DbaWindowsLog.ps1 on GitHub

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