Reads an entry from the event log and returns the information in the eventinfo hash. offset specifies the record number you want to start at in the log. flags sets options for how you want to read the log, which can be any combination of the following:
Eventlog is read in forward chronological order.
Eventlog is read in reverse chronological order.
The read begins at the record specified by the
Must also specify
The read continues sequentially from the last
The final argument is the output object for the event read. \ventinfo is
a reference to a hash that contains keys for each part of the event description.
This same structure is used when you report new events to the event log using
Report method. The eventinfo hash looks like this:
%event = ( EventID => val, EventType => val, Category => val, ClosingRecordNumber => val, Source => val, Computer => val, Strings => val, Data => val, );