Listing SQL Server log errors

In this recipe, we will list SQL Server log errors past a specific date.

Getting ready

Go to SQL Server Management Studio and log in to your instance. Once logged in, expand SQL Server Agent | Error Logs | Current.

Getting ready

For our recipe, we will check the logs that have failed entries past March 1, 2015. Feel free to change these parameters when you do this recipe.

How to do it...

Let's check how we can list SQL Server errors using PowerShell:

  1. Open PowerShell ISE as an administrator.
  2. Import the SQLPS module and create a new SMO Server Object as follows:
    #import SQL Server module Import-Module SQLPS -DisableNameChecking #replace this ...

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