Powershell query using Get-WinEvent

Hi,
I try get EventID 4 from System log, with the most latest entry from source Security-Kerberos from remote computer, but failed. Anyone could advise on this? Thanks.

OS platform: Windows 2012
Log Name: System
Source: Security-Kerberos
Event ID: 4

get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname='Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos';ID=4} -MaxEvents 1 -ComputerName MyRemoteServer1

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get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname='Security-Kerberos';ID=4} -MaxEvents 1 -ComputerName MyRemoteServer1

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I'm getting error like:-
get-winevent : There is not an event provider on the XXX computer that matches "Microsoft-Windows-Kerberos/Operational".
get-winevent : There is not an event log on the XXX computer that matches "Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos".

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kh~
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
You could use either of the following commands:

get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname="System";ProviderName="Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos"}

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or

get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname="System"; ID="4"}

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Dan
kunghui80Author Commented:
I'm getting this error for your 1st suggestion. Possible to have both Event ID and Source in single command line?

get-winevent : The specified providers do not write events to any of the specified logs.
At line:1 char:1
+ get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname="System";ProviderName="Microsoft-Windows ...
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Get-WinEvent], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : LogsAndProvidersDontOverlap,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetWinEventCommand

get-winevent : The parameter is incorrect
At line:1 char:1
+ get-winevent -FilterHashtable @{Logname="System";ProviderName="Microsoft-Windows ...
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-WinEvent], EventLogException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Diagnostics.Eventing.Reader.EventLogException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetWi
   nEventCommand
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
The error is stating that the Security-Kerberos provider is not on the computer where the command is being run.

And the 2nd command?

Dan
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kunghui80Author Commented:
I have checked that Event ID 4 does exist, with source Security-Kerberos.

For 2nd command, it does work, but my purpose is to get the latest entry from the event using -MaxEvents parameter. I list down the provider name, it shows "Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos", i did give that a try too, but doesn't work either.

   ProviderName: Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos

TimeCreated                     Id LevelDisplayName Message
-----------                     -- ---------------- -------
01/01/2015 00:00:01 AM            4 Error            The Kerberos client received a KRB_AP_ERR_MODIFIED error from th...
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
What is the OS of the Computer where the command will be run?

Dan
kunghui80Author Commented:
My script server will be Windows 2012 R2 and I'm going to run against Win2008/Win2012 remotely from this script server to make the query.  Will that be any different?

For this showcase, I'm running against Win2008 server.
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
The Get-WinEvent is not supported on Windows Server 2008.  It is only available on Windows Server 2008 R2 and greater.   You need to be testing on Win2012 R2.

Have you tried the "Get-EventLog" command?

 Get-EventLog -LogName System -Source Kerberos -Newest 1

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This will work on all OSes.

Dan
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
Reference link:  https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh849682.aspx

Take a look at the NOTES section which explains the supported OSes.

Dan

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kunghui80Author Commented:
Thanks Dan, older OS are not supported, thanks for highlight.
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