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  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have Server 2008 R2 servers and i want to back up windows event viewer log files once a week to another disk or partition.

    Is there anyone who did same task before?

    Thanks


    Murat ER Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

    Monday, November 12, 2012 8:43 PM

Answers

  • You could set the log retention to archive, then move the files off with some other backup process.

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc721981.aspx

     

     

     


    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    Monday, November 12, 2012 9:02 PM
  • Hi,

    We prepared a new batch then get logs.

    Thanks.


    Murat ER Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

    • Marked as answer by murat_er Monday, February 11, 2013 3:16 PM
    Monday, February 11, 2013 3:16 PM

All replies

  • You could set the log retention to archive, then move the files off with some other backup process.

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc721981.aspx

     

     

     


    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    Monday, November 12, 2012 9:02 PM
  • Hi,

    We prepared a new batch then get logs.

    Thanks.


    Murat ER Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

    • Marked as answer by murat_er Monday, February 11, 2013 3:16 PM
    Monday, February 11, 2013 3:16 PM
  • Hi, try this

    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Export-Windows-event-log-ecdfadfc 

    Friday, November 17, 2017 9:57 AM