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I'd like to count how many errors the are the system event log of a remote server(s) Is there a way of scripting this using Powershell or something similar to count how many errors have occurred and then save it in a file?

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Do you want to save the error list, or just its count, to file? – jscott Aug 24 '11 at 15:14

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To list all Error types from the System log on someremotehost:

Get-EventLog -LogName System -EntryType Error -ComputerName someremotehost

To count them:

Get-EventLog -LogName System -EntryType Error -ComputerName someremotehost | Measure-Object
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