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.
new constructor opens a server's event log as an object.
This function opens an event log and returns an object reference.$log = Win32::EventLog->new(source, [server]);
sourcespecifies the name of the source event, and
serverspecifies the name of the server (
localis 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: