This module makes the Windows NT event log accessible to your Perl programs. It allows
you to create new records, read records, and create backup logfiles.
This function opens an event log and returns an object reference.$log = Win32::EventLog->new( source , [ server ]);
specifies the name of the source event, and
the name of the server (
is assumed if no server name is given).
Many of the methods for this module require a reference to an empty variable as an argument. This is where the return value of the method will be placed, whether it is a hash or a scalar. The following methods can be used on event log objects: