Manipulating the eventviewer with a VB Dll

Hi experts,
             is it possible to save and delete the application events caught by the Windows eventViewer ?

I'm doing a little dll to do a daily clean of the events and some ohter stuff ... but i don't know how to mess with the eventviewer by the code .


Regards!

- David
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
VB.Net has classes that let you read the event log.
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David MacDonaldChargé de projet processus d’affaires et systèmes TIAuthor Commented:
emoreau : thanks, but I'm stuck with VB6 ... no .Net for now-(bummer!)...

I have to use the API functions, but it looks a bit complex ...

For example:

Dim test As Long
   
test = BackupEventLog(OpenEventLog("", "Application"), "C:\testLogEvent.txt")

I'm not sure what to put for the 1st parameter of OpenEventLog ... the name of the computer ... is it it's networkName ??   and the second, is it the kind of event to be backed-up (Application, security and system) ?

I cannot find any viable exemple ... not in vb anyway

Anyone can help?

Regards

- David
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
try to pass VBNullString
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David MacDonaldChargé de projet processus d’affaires et systèmes TIAuthor Commented:
hoho ... thanks a lot emoreau

I suppose that it's simpler in vb.Net .... anyways, it works well now ...


Regards!

- David
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