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PS Errors. Handling output of command write-EventLog

PS Errors. Handling output of command write-EventLog

PS Errors. Handling output of command write-EventLog


I have a command that errors. I know why it errors but want to write it to the windows event log. I can write my own text to the event log, but I want it to write the stderr to the event log.

The short version of my code:


 $crd = credentials $server $user
 $session = New-PSSession -ComputerName $server -Authentication 'Credssp' -Credential $crd 
 Write-EventLog -EntryType Warning -EventId 7551 -LogName Application -Message "Error   trying to connect to $server. $session " -Source MyApp

It is $session that errors. When I run the command I get a whole list of instructions on how to correct the problem, but this is not written to the event log.

How does one get the output of the command into the write-Eventlog.

Any pointer would be greatly apreciated.



RE: PS Errors. Handling output of command write-EventLog

Clear $error before running the command, and replace $session with $error in the Write-EventLog line.

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