Microsoft Operations Manager

GetNumberOfEventLogRecords Method

The GetNumberOfEventLogRecordsmethod gets the number of records in the specified event log.

EventLog.GetNumberOfEventLogRecords(EventLogName Variant,
NumRecords Variant, [MachineName Variant])


Specifies the name of the log file from which to retrieve the number of records.
Number of records in the specified event log.
Specifies the target computer. This parameter is optional. If the target computer is not specified or the parameter is an empty string, the local computer is the target.

Return Value



The EventLogobject should not be used when creating new scripts. It is included only to support existing scripts. For more information about equivalent APIs, see Using Operating System APIs in Scripts.


Windows NT/2000: Requires Windows 2000 or later
Version: Requires MOM 1.0 SP1

See Also

EventLog Object

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