eventcreate.exe is a part of Windows Vista.
Relate to: For internal using, System utility, System Management, Console
Default location: %WinDir%\System32\eventcreate.exe
Useful information about: eventcreate.exe
Description: Event Create - Creates a custom event in an event log
Version: 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Size: 35840 (35K)
Eventcreate.exe allows the creation of events in the Windows NT event log.
EVENTCREATE [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]] /ID eventid
[/L logname] [/SO srcname] /T type /D description
This command line tool enables an administrator to create
a custom event ID and message in a specified event log.
/S system Specifies the remote system to connect to.
/U [domain\]user Specifies the user context under which
the command should execute.
/P [password] Specifies the password for the given
user context. Prompts for input if omitted.
/L logname Specifies the event log to create
an event in.
/T type Specifies the type of event to create.
Valid types: SUCCESS, ERROR, WARNING, INFORMATION.
/SO source Specifies the source to use for the
event (if not specified, source will default
to 'eventcreate'). A valid source can be any
string and should represent the application
or component that is generating the event.
/ID id Specifies the event ID for the event. A
valid custom message ID is in the range
of 1 - 1000.
/D description Specifies the description text for the new event.
/? Displays this help message.
EVENTCREATE /T ERROR /ID 1000
/L APPLICATION /D "My custom error event for the application log"
EVENTCREATE /T ERROR /ID 999 /L APPLICATION
/SO WinWord /D "Winword event 999 happened due to low diskspace"
EVENTCREATE /S system /T ERROR /ID 100
/L APPLICATION /D "Custom job failed to install"
EVENTCREATE /S system /U user /P password /ID 1 /T ERROR
/L APPLICATION /D "User access failed due to invalid user credentials"
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Constantly updated. Last update:
October 13 2008
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