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Windows 2000 Event Log file structure

Posted on 2001-08-08
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Any one know where can i get the Windows 2000 Event Log file structure so that i can write a simple program to read the *.evt files?

Or any recommended tools instead of built-in-dummy Event Viewer?
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Hi chnelson,

Already have a job wich does the job.
Put next text to a .vbs file.
It will run if VBScript Engine 5.x (or MSIE5)
 is installed.

You will find stmadmin.dll here :
http://cwashington.netreach.net/main_site/downloads/default.asp?topic=n-z

'Beginning of .vbs file
'Check EventLog and show each record to the screen
'It only work on a local workstation. Better to come later...
'This will work if ie 5.01 is installed and admin.dll
'   registered (VBScript and WSH are needed)
'Type "regsvr32 c:\winnt\system32\stmadmin.dll" in a DOS window

Set EventLog = CreateObject("STMAdmin.EventLog")
EventLog.Open("System")               'System or Application or Security

EventLog.ReportEvent "xxx", 123, "yyy"

List = List & "Number of Records: " & EventLog.NoRecords & VbCrLf
Wscript.Echo List

For Each rec In EventLog.Records(8)
     List = ""                    'Empty previous record
     PrintRecord(rec)
Next

Sub PrintRecord(rec)
     List = List & "EventID: " & rec.EventID & VbCrLf
     List = List & "Source Author: " & rec.SourceName & VbCrLf
     List = List & "Computer Author: " & rec.ComputerName & VbCrLf
     List = List & "Event String: " & rec.Event & VbCrLf
     
     List = List & "Strings: " & VbCrLf
     For Each str In rec.Strings
          List2 = List & " " & str & VbCrLf & VbCrLf
Wscript.Echo List2
     Next
End Sub
'End of .vbs file

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