Server.ReadErrorLog Method

Enumerates the SQL Server error log.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function ReadErrorLog As DataTable
'Usage
Dim instance As Server 
Dim returnValue As DataTable 

returnValue = instance.ReadErrorLog()
public DataTable ReadErrorLog()
public:
DataTable^ ReadErrorLog()
member ReadErrorLog : unit -> DataTable
public function ReadErrorLog() : DataTable

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
An object that contains an enumerated list of errors from the SQL Server error log.

Examples

C#

Server srv = new Server("(local)");

DataTable d = srv.ReadErrorLog();
foreach (DataRow r in d.Rows)
{
   Console.WriteLine("============================================");
   foreach(DataColumn c in d.Columns)
   {
      Console.WriteLine(c.ColumnName + " = " + r[c].ToString());
   }
}

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")

$d = $srv.ReadErrorLog()
foreach ($r in $d.Rows)
{
   Write-Host "============================================"
   Foreach ($c in $d.Columns)
   {
      Write-Host $c.ColumnName "=" $r[$c]
   }
}

See Also

Reference

Server Class

ReadErrorLog Overload

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Setting Properties

Calling Methods

Managing Servers

Viewing the SQL Server Error Log