New Event Report

For a number of years I wrote the popular Mr. Roboto column for REDMOND magazine. When I first started the column, many of my scripts were written in VBScript. Then as PowerShell came along that became the preferred tool. Over time I realized there were some VBScripts that could be rewritten and even improved using PowerShell. One of them was a script that queried event logs on computers for errors and warnings in the last X number of hours and prepared a colorized HTML report. I revised that script to a PowerShell v1 script. Recently, a loyal reader asked about revising the script again for PowerShell 2.0. That seemed reasonable so here is my revision. Continue reading