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Re^4: Win32::EventLog searching the wrong logs

by Anonymous Monk
on May 02, 2014 at 08:55 UTC ( #1084753=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Win32::EventLog searching the wrong logs
in thread Win32::EventLog searching the wrong logs

You probably tried those logs as administrator ... maybe you don't have permissions :/


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Re^5: Win32::EventLog searching the wrong logs
by Anonymous Monk on May 02, 2014 at 09:00 UTC
    Viewing EVTX files in Windows XP? says XP is not compatible with the evtx files, use a machine with Vista or better to view them which probably means they're not viewable throug OpenLog and thus Win32::EventLog , so you'll probably have to use EvtQuery cause they're probably xml files

    good luck :)

      The question then is, will Win32::EventLog support this in the foreseeable future or would I have to try my (very inexperienced) hand at implementing it myself? I have yet to succeed in any XS related work even in Linux so I'm not really motivated to try it in Windows :-|

      -- FloydATC

      Time flies when you don't know what you're doing

Re^5: Win32::EventLog searching the wrong logs
by FloydATC (Chaplain) on May 02, 2014 at 09:46 UTC

    I've tried running as local "Administrator" and as a domain user who is member of "Domain Admins", which in turn is member of the local "Administrators" group.

    I wouldn't completely rule out the possibility of UAC pulling a funny trick on me, but I think the anonymous comment about Viewing EVTX files in Windows XP and EvtQuery sounds like a more promising lead.

    -- FloydATC

    Time flies when you don't know what you're doing

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