Generating Windows events from the event log

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Batch files
Event logs
Microsoft Windows XP
Remote servers
Scripts
Windows Batch Files
Windows scripting
Can I generate windows events that appear in the event log from scripts or batch files. For example from an Windows XP system call scripts that ping remote servers and on failure generate a event.

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You may be able to make use of one of these command line programs in XP. I’d imagine that the first link should work for you.

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/datacenter/create-event-log-entries-in-windows-server-2003/243

…or…

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315410

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