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Powershell Event Error Details

Thomas Grassi
Last Modified: 2015-10-03
I have over 100 Windows servers from Windows 2003 to Windows 2012

We need to review the Event logs and a daily basis. We must use event viewer review the application and system logs.
This takes a while to expand the event log using MMC or Server Manager views.

I be playing around with Powershell scripts to handle this which is faster

So I use this command which lists the application Warnings Only from the last twenty four hours.  
I use Level=2 for Errors also do this for both the application and system event logs.

This outputs see below  and that is ok

 get-winevent -FilterHashTable @{LogName='Application'; Level=3; StartTime=(get-date).addhours(-24)}

TimeCreated                   ProviderName                                             Id Message
-----------                   ------------                                             -- -------
10/2/2015 12:09:26 PM         Microsoft-Windows-Certific...                            64 Certificate for local syst...
10/2/2015 4:09:25 AM          Microsoft-Windows-Certific...                            64 Certificate for local syst...
10/1/2015 8:09:24 PM          Microsoft-Windows-Certific...                            64 Certificate for local syst...

This looks good

My question is how do I display the details of Event Id 64 using power shell

I only want to view the last occurrence I have only been able to get a long list of all instances.

Our management here is not keen on elaborate scripts they like us to use command line so we remember the commands

Every day the events will be different so maybe a short script where I can just add the event id as input would be nice.


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